Now they can.
A benefit account has been started for the Escobedo family and an elementary school principal has arranged to accept clothing and supply donations, then deliver them to the family.
Wednesday morning's fire destroyed the family's mobile home at the
Fire investigators have not commented on what caused the blaze, but
Escobedo was at work, but said her children and mother all escaped without injuries. They were able to save a dog and a puppy, but three other puppies died.
Escobedo said Thursday that her family had been contacted by the
Beyond that, the family will have to rely on other sources for help.
Anybody wishing to give clothes or school supplies to the Escobedo children, ages 1-11, can drop them off at the cafeteria of
Here are the needed clothes sizes, NuÑez said: girls 12-24 months; 6-7; 12; 14-16.
Boys: 2-4; 8-10.
Because NuÑez is among the few employees at the school during the summer, she requested volunteers to help sort the clothes. She plans to have them taken to the family daily.
NuÑez can be reached at 575-527-9575 or via email at email@example.com, she said.
The benefit account has been opened at
Said Saunders: "Whatever we have, we give."
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