Family in Need

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by Dirtysouth, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. Dirtysouth

    Dirtysouth Stud fee waived for noobs

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    Ok ladies and gents, here's the dealio. My wife received a call from one of her lifelong friends and it seems that one of their classmates all the way from grade school up and his family are in need. They had a house fire and apparently lost everything. Now I know times are tough for everyone out there and I wouldn't expect anyone to put their own families in a bind for a complete stranger but if any of you can spare anything on the list, it would be awesome. As you all know, the holidays are coming up on us and there is a 5 year old girl in the family that doesn't need to do without. If we could pull together on this, it would make a families life a lot easier in these troubling times. If anypne wants to contribute via paypal, I will cover all the fees to make sure that the family gets the full amount donated. Will provide each and everyone one of you copies of the receipts to assure you that you didn't buy me a new bike :D . You can send it to tommyelrod@comcast.net, put Taurean in the notes or something. Thanks in advance you guys.


    Tommy



    Items needed for the Pritchett family.

    Here is the information we have:


    Risha: needs Blue Jeans size Women's18-20

    Khakis for work Women's 18 - 20

    Shoes 10.5 or 11

    Otis Father: needs Socks

    Pants size 42w32length

    shoe size 16

    shirts 2x or 3x

    coat or jacket

    Taurean (classmate) : needs socks

    Pants size 46w 30length (he needs khakis for work)

    shoe size 13

    Shirts 2x or 3x ( he needs blue oxford button shirt for work)


    Eve age 5: needs shoes kids size 2

    In a jump suit or jogging suit 10-14

    Tops/shirts size 16

    Panties size 8

    Toiletries Deodorant

    Lotion

    Soap

    Food - non perishables

    ***Things that also maybe help but was not requested gift certificates for food, groceries, gas
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  2. Dirtysouth

    Dirtysouth Stud fee waived for noobs

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    Thanks for the donation Antonio. A good deed no doubt. :clap
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  3. flux_capacitor

    flux_capacitor I know a shortcut!

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    Hate to hear things like this, and it always seems to happen around the holidays. Let me see what we can do.

    Don't have any shoes size 16 laying around though! :eek1
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  4. Dirtysouth

    Dirtysouth Stud fee waived for noobs

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    I have plenty of shoes and boots sitting around, some are even new but nothing close to a 16. So far I have one donation, I'm going to put some stuff up for sale and contribute what I get from that. It's bad around here as well but stuff like this just goes to show you it can be worse.
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  5. Gimmeslack

    Gimmeslack furthur

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    I'm always amazed at the power of many people doing a little to help.
    How many inmates are there? 84,133 if i read the inmates page correctly. Assume 1% contributed $20 each:

    That's an easy $16,826

    Even .01% contributing is significant. And $20 isn't even the cost of a tankful for a 250cc dirt bike. :deal
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  6. Greenflyfarmer

    Greenflyfarmer I'm better now.

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    PM me an address and I'll give it to my wife. She'll get a check out. She's a sucker for things like this. Me, I'm hard hearted and it's like trying to get blood out of a turnip. We are blessed in my house, it sounds like that family needs a blessing.
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  7. tmgs

    tmgs ...Trailers are for Boats

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    That's tough, been in a bad spot ourselves before

    pm sent
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  8. Dirtysouth

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    PM's sent to you both of you guys. Thanks for stepping up. :clap
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  9. dlrides

    dlrides 1:1.618

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  10. Willy-B

    Willy-B onebudwiser

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    Tommy, ehr...I meant, Dirty.:wink:

    Check your pay pal.

    I wish I could do a whole lot more, it's the best I can do right now.

    Update us on the family and their current status if'n you don't mind, this has to be the worst time of year for something like this to happen.

    Good onya for steppin' up!:thumb
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  11. Dirtysouth

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    I was wondering who that was. Thank you and everyone else that has stepped up. I told someone else but I'm saying it again, it takes a hell of a person to help someone out that they don't know. Hope to drink one with you soon Billy. :freaky
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  12. SuchesRider

    SuchesRider Just Do It!

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    Hey Tommy! Do these folks live in Atlanta or the Atlanta area? I have some extra household items I would be more than willing to give them. Just let me know. Thanks. SR
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  13. Dirtysouth

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    Patty, yes they live in Cartersville. Right now they are holed up in a hotel but I have a pick em up truck and could meet you somewhere if you need me to, just shoot me a pm if you'd like.
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  14. kdscoates

    kdscoates Long timer

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    wife is looking dude!!!
    pm sent
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  15. Dirtysouth

    Dirtysouth Stud fee waived for noobs

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    :clap for Patty and Coates. PM's replied to.
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  16. Spacelord

    Spacelord Mutha Mutha

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  17. Philip Kuntz

    Philip Kuntz Fleasy Rider

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    Paypal sent Tommy. I don't need a receipt, good on ya for helping these folks out. :deal
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  18. Dirtysouth

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    Hey Jerry, thanks for kicking in man. These guys will appreciate it for sure. Are you coming up to Tellico in a couple weekends?
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  19. Philip Kuntz

    Philip Kuntz Fleasy Rider

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    Nope, not going to make this one. You guys have a great time and post lots of pics. I will be at the ANF camp out near Tallahassee on the first weekend of Dec. though. :D
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  20. DirtFun

    DirtFun Been here awhile

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    Dirtysouth,

    This is DirtFun, one of the world famous Sand Fleas of central Flakistan. Please tell me about this Tellico ride you guys do. Is it a good trail ride or more of a KLR event (not that there's anything wrong with a KLR event)? I love to trail ride but not to savvy on the KLR stuff. I ride street legal :ricky KTM's so I'm ready for the knarly stuff -- well, except for deep water crossings :becca . Anyway, I've ridden my street machines up to Tellico Plains for the Cherahala Skyway many times and the trail riding around there should be excellent, if ya know where to point the bike.
    I won't hold the ride back and even volunteer to ride sweep many times on the nasty stuff.
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