Two Victims of New Year’s Day Fire in Hospital as Family Looks for Funds to Bury Two-Year-Old
The father is currently in the hospital with “first, second and third degree burns to his face, arms, and chest,” according to a GoFundMe site was set up last night for the family. (See bottom photo below.)
“This family is torn apart by a tragic fire that has left them homeless and in despair mourning for their little angel,” states information on the site. “The fire left them with a total loss of everything.”
As of 11:25 a.m., the fund to raise money for Jacoby Odom’s funeral expenses has reached $2500. If you would like to contribute, click here to see more information about donating.
UPDATE 1:10 p.m.: A family member requested, “Any kind of donations for the other 2 children like clothes 4-5T size 11 shoes girl and for 18-24 months size 8 shoes boys. Just the basic needs for the kids and mother would also help because they lot everything in the fire…Thank you to all the community during this difficult time.””
Donations can be left at the Sherwood Valley Tribal Center located at 190 Sherwood Hill Drive in Willits or in Ukiah at the Trinity Baptist church located at 900 South Dora with Pastor Mike Fenton.
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