Family in need after fire destroys mobile home


DEPUE - A fire on May 14 destroyed the mobile home of the family of Hannah Bisgrove and Andrew Hensley of DePue. Their son, Chase, was badly burned and is currently in the burn unit of a Chicago pediatric hospital. Andrew is the son of Bill and Pam Hensley of Mendota.

The family is in need of clothing for both parents and their four children. Donations of cash or clothing can be sent to Bill and Pam Hensley, 409 3rd Ave., Mendota.

Clothing sizes needed are boys size 1T–3T, boys size 6T-7, girls size 5T-6T, adult men’s pants size 36 x 34, shirt size Large–X-Large and size 11 shoes, and adult women sizes are X-large sweatpants, X-large shirts and size 9 shoes. Diaper sizes are 4-5 and Pull-ups are size 5-6T. 

Cash donation canisters are located at several businesses in Mendota. For donation questions, please call Pam Hensley at (815) 503-0018.


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