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Release Date: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2019

HFC alumna needs help in wake of tragic fire

Former HFC Student Chelsea Dye and her daughter, Sarenity.
Former HFC Student Chelsea Dye and her daughter, Sarenity.

Former Henry Ford College Student Chelsea Dye and her family need help starting over.

Chelsea and her 2 daughters, Sarenity (age 7), and Aurora (age 3), lost their home in Heritage Glen Townhouses Taylor, Michigan on June 10th after police attempted to apprehend a murder suspect in the apartment next door. It is not clear whether the fire started due to the use of a flash-bang grenade, or whether the suspect started the fire. The WDIV news story about the tragedy is here.

Chelsea, a former HFC student, studied in the Health Careers program. During her time at the College, she served as a work-study student in the Counseling office.

Chelsea is a single mother who has lost everything due to this tragedy. You can help support Chelsea and her family by donating clothing or by visiting the Dye family's GoFundMe page.

Clothing sizes

  • Sarenity - Clothing size: 7-8; shoe size: 12 children

  • Aurora - Clothing size: 4T; shoe size: 9 children

  • Chelsea - Shirt size: small/medium; Pant size: 9-11; Shoe size: 7-7.5 women's

Please drop off clothing donations by Thursday, June 27 to either of the following office locations on the main campus:

Health Sciences Education Center G-122 or
Building A-Learning Success Center A-115

Thank you for your support!