Lynne Mishele: Woman whose house Anne Heche fatally crashed into raises over 100k on GoFundMe page
The fundraising campaign raised $45k within a single day after Lynne’s house was destroyed in the accident
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: The GoFundMe page of Lynne Mishele has raised over 100k as news that actress Anne Heche may not survive her crash broke. An online fundraising campaign for Mishele was started on Sunday, August 7. Mishele, living in Mar Vista, California, was severely affected by the accident that involved the actress. Heche allegedly crashed her Mini Cooper on Friday, August 5, into her house sparking a major fire.
Mishele luckily was not injured in the accident. Though there was no physical harm due to Heche’s car collision, it started a fire that required 59 firefighters to put out. Her neighbors, Jenny and John Durand, immediately started a page for her on GoFundMe.
According to Los Angeles Police Department, “A vehicle ran off the road and collided with a home in the 1700 block of Walgrove Avenue in Mar Vista. The vehicle became engulfed in flames.” The vehicle was being driven by Heche who was reportedly inebriated. Mishele was in the backyard of her home at the time of the crash. “The car drove at least 30 feet into the house,” added the police. The fundraiser for Mishele is to help her start her life again after the tragic loss. The fundraiser raised over $45,000 in just one day and today it stands at $100,000
The campaign stated: “Lynne lives in the Mar Vista home that was destroyed this week by a car driving into the home at a high rate of speed, catching the house on fire. She has two adorable pups named Bree and Rueban, as well as the tortoise Marley. What makes Lynne’s loss of all of her belongings—including mementos, all of her business equipment, including her laptop and iPad, all of her clothing and essentials, and all household goods—even more upsetting. She was able to extract a few damaged sentimental items from the debris with the aid of the firefighters. The rest is no longer there.”
“A kind and generous person, Lynne is always first to offer help to others. Today we are asking the community to come together and help Lynne start over. Please, please join us – 100% of the proceeds from this fundraiser are going directly to Lynne Mishele,” says the campaign note. The note also stated, “Lynne and her family very narrowly escaped physical harm, and for that, we are very, very grateful.” The fundraiser also provided pictures and videos of the destroyed home.