Friends, Strangers Hit Fundraising Goal For Fire Victims

The Nelson/Walton family lost their home and pets in a house fire on Sept. 2.

With just a few hours left to make goal, strangers and friends contributed what they could to raise a total of $5,000 for Deb Nelson and her daughters, Tali and Mikayla Walton.

The Nelson/Walton family was devastaed by a Sept. 2 house fire that killed two dogs, left the home in ruins and damaged neighboring residences.

A relief fund was created by local Spencer Erickson in the immediate days following the incident with a $5,000 goal. The time-frame to raise to meet the goal was one month.

Seventy-five donors contributed to the fund, hitting the goal Thursday morning with roughly 17 hours left. .

If you are still interested in giving to the fund, go to

Richfield Patch will continue to update readers on how the family is doing as they attempt to rebuild.


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