Tragedy may be defined as the dramatic, lamentable, dreadful, fatal event or affair; calamity or disaster of life. However, tragedy doesn't have to define you. I would like to introduce myself. My name is Sherrill. My husband Dave and a beautiful boy named Tyson. I have created this page to tell our tragic story and how although it is not always easy, we are trying our … [Read more...]
Follow the perseverance of Sherrill Rees and her inspiring journey as she launches a crowdfunding campaign to rebuild her family home. Sherrill and her husband lost everything to a devastating fire and bad faith insurance company in Port Perry, Ontario just one week before the birth of their son, Tyson. She is not only fundraising to rebuild but also to create an organization to assist others suffering hardships due to similar tragedies.
"I hope to inspire others in similar situations. You can face any difficult challenge. Giving up is not an option!"
I want to assist fire victims avoid the heartache and headache we encountered. If only we had someone who had been through what we when our fire occurred, I think things may have turned out differently. There is so much to the process of filing an insurance claim for fire victims that most people are unaware of. My crowdfunding campaign will reserve at least 5% of the proceeds … [Read more...]
Bad Faith Insurance: Insurance companies are required by law to act in good faith to their policy holders. This means an insurance company is obligated to willingly pay claims properly and promptly, a compensation settlement equivalent to the damage and outlined in the policy. They cannot look for legal loopholes to deny claims. If they do, it is considered bad faith … [Read more...]
In 2013, people from 65 countries participated in Paying It Forward day. Imagine if each individual looked for the opportunity to help others each day. Imagine the difference that would make. People are genuinely giving by nature, but many get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. If everyone participated in paying it forward even just once in a while, the … [Read more...]
When we lost everything to a house fire two days before my due date for my son's birth and the insurance company did not compensate us adequately, I took my story online and had some response. Mostly from others who had been or knew someone who had been through the same experience as we with their insurance company. I created Just Prevail to raise awareness about bad faith … [Read more...]
A crowdfunding campaign to make socks from coffee raised $204,601 . Another campaign to simply make potato salad raised $55,492. Who can forget the incredible story of Karen Klein? She was a bus monitor from upstate New York, who was brutally, verbally bullied on a bus by seventh graders. After seeing her story as one of the children had filmed it, a gentlemen from Toronto, ON … [Read more...]