ATTICA, Ind. (WLFI) - Communities are coming together to help 24-year-old Kelli Ward, the mother who lost her husband and two children Tuesday morning in a fire in Attica.
No one could ever imagine losing your entire family at the young age of 24, but that's what happened. The fire took the lives of Kelli's two daughters, 3-year-old Ryleigh and 18-month-old Sage, and her husband, Lance Ward.
Donations of money, clothes and other items are being accepted at several locations throughout Fountain and Warren counties.
A designated drop-off site for donations has been set up at Williamsport Christian Church at 20 E. Third St. (open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and a fund has been set up at Fowler State Bank at 510 State Road 28 East in Williamsport.
Charity organizers say the communities have already shown overwhelming support and will keep fighting to help with Ward's loss.
"With whatever clothes are left over that Kelli doesn't want, we are going to do a benefit yard sale and give her all the proceeds, too," Ward Family Charity Organizer Kim Brooks said.
A chili supper is also being held to benefit Ward. From noon to 8 p.m. March 16 at West Mill Social Hall in Attica, sales from the chili dinner will go toward helping Ward.
You can also head to this website to help.
For any other questions about how you can help, contact Brooks at 765-585-6144.
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