Help a Levittown Family Recover from House Fire

A family of 10 lost everything in a fire in the Holly Hill section of Levittown Friday afternoon.

After a vicious fire ravaged their Holly Hill home Friday afternoon, the parents and eight children of the Reiling family has started the painful process of putting their lives back together.

Susan Reiling has created a GoFundMe page, asking the community to help her family recover from the tragedy. In just hours after its posting, the Reiling Family Fire Fund has collected more than $1,500 of its $5,000 goal.

A friend of the family has also created a second donation site at youcaring.com. So far, $265 of the $1,000 goal has been raised.

"Jim and Angie are selfless, hardworking individuals with hearts of gold who have ALWAYS opened their home and hearts to those around them," it reads on the site description. "We are asking for your help so that they may quickly move on from this devastating accident."

The neighboring community has also taken swift action to help the family. The George Washington Elementary Parent Teacher Organization has scheduled a donation drive for Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the school located at 275 Crabtree Dr. in Levittown. The ages and sizes for the Reilings include:

Boy - 16 years old - Men's 30/34 pants, med top and size 11 shoes 
Boy - 14 years old - 14 pants, large boys top and size 6 shoe 
Girl - 12 years old - size 12 pants, extra large girls top and size 8 shoes 
Girl - 14 years - 14 pants or 00 women's pant, women's small top and size 6 shoes 
Girl - 10 years old - 8 - 10 pants, med girls top and size 5 women's shoes 
Boy - 8 years old - size 8 pants, med children top and size 13 shoes
Boy - 5 years old - size 5 toddler and size 9 toddler shoes
Boy - 1 year old - size 2 toddler and 5 toddler shoes
Women's size 12 pants, large top and size 5 women's shoes Men's size 34 x 34 pants, extra large top and men's 11 shoes.

Clothing and other items can also be dropped off at anytime at 63 Horseshoe Lane in Levittown.

Bristol Township Fire Marshal Kevin Dippolito told LevittownNow.com that the fire started near a heater in the bathroom, but the cause is still under investigation.


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