Earlier in the week we reported about a Kaplan family who lost everything in a house fire; they are now reaching out to the community for a helping hand.

Scott and Judy Owens lost their home, and all of its contents, over the weekend. They have one son, and a 9 week-old puppy

A message was sent earlier today to outline their specific needs:

My cell is 337-349-6876.
Ethan - Pants 10 /12, Shirts Youth 8/10/12 M/L, boy belt, Shoes 2/3/4 youth.
Scott - Pants 4x 28Length, Shirts - 3XLT, Men's belt 58, Shoes - specialty order due to gout/foot problems ($150), Mach 3 razors,
Judy - Pants Women's 24 Petite length, Shirt 22/24 or 24/26 - 3X/4X, Shoes 8 1/2 W. Fab laundry detergent, Christmas Elf, pet carrier (9 week old beagle puppy), Puppy food, Lever 2000 soap or Dove Sensitive. Both Scott and Judy are on several medications and will need replacements. Scott teaches at Lafayette Middle and needs appropriate type Shirts. My daughter needs thoughts and prayers also as she lost lots of memorabilia and belongings stored here since she was flooded back in August. Ethan is asking for Transformers and books (baseballs heros, dinosaur info, science info, cartoons, Magic School bus, Adoption books, puppy care), baseball equipment, Cub Scouting equipment.
Youcaring.com web site (The Owens Family Fire Recovery)
VERMILION BANK - Kaplan - Scott or Judy Owens Fire Recovery Fund.
501 David Road
Kaplan, La 70548
Leave under garage on side of house.
10736 LA Hwy. 695
Kaplan, LA 70548
Leave under porch or in side covered patio.
Lafayette Middle School
1301 West University
Lafayette, La
10727 LA Hwy. 695
Kaplan, LA 70548
Thank you very much!
Please share!

If you can help, please do!