Help for family after deadly house fire

Daily Herald report
Posted12/29/2020 5:00 AM

Today's recipient of a $100 bill through the Believe Project is Laurel Dubowski of Carol Stream. She intends to give the money to a family who suffered unimaginable losses in a recent fire.

Here is an excerpt of her story:


"Her house was destroyed by a fire a couple days ago. Her husband, son and her parents who live with her escaped. She was rescued and taken to the hospital in critical condition. But her two daughters, ages 5 and 8, died in the fire.

"This tragedy is unthinkable. We lost one daughter to a school shooting and cannot imagine losing two daughters like this. Our heart goes out to her whole family."

• The Believe Project is awarding $100 each day to a different person with a great idea for how to use the money to do a good deed for someone else. If you'd like the chance to help someone, submit your idea for consideration in 150 words or fewer at

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