Jennifer Lawrence is thankful for the support after her family’s farm burned down.
The ‘Red Sparrow’ star thanked fans and the community for their support after their family farm in Kentucky – where her brother Blaine Lawrence hosts a summer camp for kids – was ravaged by a fire.
She said in a statement:»I want to thank my Louisville community for reaching out to my family and me following the devastating fire that sadly destroyed a significant part of Camp Hi Ho.»
And Jennifer went on to praise the memories she had at the farm.
She added: «Thankfully, because of our amazing firefighters and first responders, no one was hurt and all of the animals were kept safe. I grew up on that farm, going to Camp Hi Ho every summer. When my brother Blaine took it over, he applied his creative mind and fun loving spirit and expanded a camp that was already the coolest, because it was the only place where kids could do whatever they wanted. A muddy messy paradise. I’m grateful to Camp Hi Ho for the amazing childhood memories. My family and I are working together to help Blaine through this. And we are so grateful for the widespread support from the community to get Camp Hi Ho back up and running so we can welcome kids back this summer.»
It comes after Jennifer’s family admitted they «mourning the loss» of a barn where they hosted summer camps, after a huge fire ripped through their farm.
A post on the Camp Hi-Ho Facebook page read: «It is with the heaviest of hearts that we confirm the news that we lost our barn last night in a horrible fire. We are deeply thankful that no people or animals were hurt, but we are still mourning the loss of years of hard work and memories that occurred in these walls … Words cannot describe the pain we are in, but we are so incredibly grateful for the Simpsonville Fire Department and all the other fire fighters who responded to our emergency. You are true heroes. We are also so grateful for the countless members of our community who have reached out to support us during this time. Your love and kindness mean the world to us.
«God’s goodness and protection is evident in this situation already, and our hope remains steadfast in Him, knowing that He is with us and in control of the steps ahead. (sic)»