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Brightman Family Evicted from Our Home Need Help Moving
Brightman Family has Been Evicted from Our Home of Over 26 Years, and that We Must Be Completely Moved Out By Wednesday June 5th 2013 by 4pm. Please Donate to Help us Move.
Dear friends and allies of UNA.
I am informing Each of You Now that Our Family has Been Evicted from Our Home of Over 26 Years, and that We Must Be Completely Moved Out By Wednesday June 5th 2013 by 4pm.
Today as my father Lehman L. Brightman lies in a negligent care facility, he has been rendered homeless in the last days of his life, and knows that the only home he has is within his body and his spirit. After 20 months of struggle to secure my father’s home, we fought a good fight but have lost this battle to the system. Once more the corporation and state have worked in tandem and wielded their power to take away from a working man what is rightfully his. He has raised a family, served his country, championed the oppressed, and worked all his life. His life is a mission that cannot and will not be foreclosed on. He has paid in full.
Now it is up to me and others who care to help in any way, to honor his life’s work by securing his possessions and preserving the historical legacy of his many struggles for Indian people. If you can help, with money, with time, with a truck or with storage space, it is all appreciated. I have compiled a list of needs that we have in preparation for the eviction. If there is anything you can help with, please contact me. Wopila tanka.
Add days for volunteers to come help pack/move.
May 18, Saturday, Estate Sale 10am-6pm
May 20, Monday, Dumpster Rental
May 25, Friday, Dumpster Pickup
May 31, Friday, Rent Truck
May 1, Saturday, Return Truck
June 5, Wednesday, eviction in effect. 4pm
Rubbermaid Roughneck-Large or Medium Storage Boxes
Plastic Storage Containers-Large or Medium Size
Packaging Tape Rolls & Tape Dispenser
Gas for rental: Estimate $200. ($0.99/mile).
Dumpster: (5 days) $1000.00
Storage Unit: (10 x 10) Estimate $1,000 to $1,200 for one year.
Truck: (16’) @ $29.95 (weekdays) $39.95 (weekends)
Dohertys Truck & Auto Rental, 10895 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, 94530
Hand Truck: 1 Hand Truck @ $17.00 per Day
Moving Pads: 2 Doz @ $34.00 per Day
Contribution needed for:
Rentals & Storage Unit
If You have Any Recommendations or Suggestions, Please E-mail Me Back or Call me ASAP.
United Native Americans,Inc.
2434 Faria Ave
Pinole, CA 94564
BANK OF THE WEST
ACCOUNT NUMBER # 106012446