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By Christian Jennings - bio | email

August 15, 2008

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - An Albany woman who lost her home and belongings in a fire two nights ago is getting unexpected help from a woman she hadn't even met before today. Shimona Thomas and her son Chris were living in a rental home in Albany. She doesn't rental insurance.

Wanda Price saw our story and wanted to help Thomas and her son Chris. She organized a fundraiser at Greater Grace Church and is collecting household items. Tonight she surprised her new friend with the news.

"The fire happened so quickly, unexpectedly. My son you know school just started. School clothes, school supplies were lost," says Thomas.

"We've got a facility set up, for donations. They need furniture, they need curtains, they need things for the kitchen, bathroom, they just need everything," says Price.

If you want to make a furniture donation call Wanda Price at 229-291-4772. Monetary donations will be accepted through Greater Grace Church. Feedback