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How to Help the Families of the East Minor Street Fire

Local organizations are rallying to help the community members who were displaced by the blaze.

A fire truck and fire department personnel by the damaged houses connected to 282 East Minor Street. Credit: Nicole Foulke
A fire truck and fire department personnel by the damaged houses connected to 282 East Minor Street. Credit: Nicole Foulke

To help those displaced after a two-alarm fire damaged their homes on Norristown’s East Minor Street on Saturday, the Red Cross, the Greater Norristown Police Athletic League (GNPAL), a GoFundMe capmpaign and the George Washington Carver Center are accepting donations for the families.

GNPAL is accepting clothing and accessory items. They are located at 340 Harding Boulevard in Norristown. For updated information, including which items are needed, visit their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/Greaternorristownpal 

To donate through the Red Cross, visit their regional page at http://www.redcross.org/pa/philadelphia for further information.

The Carver Center is holding drop-in hours where they will accept clothing and accessory items from 6-8 p.m. from Tuesday through Friday. They are located at 249 East Jacoby Street in Norristown. For updated information, including which items are needed, visit their Facebook page here: 

https://www.facebook.com/gwcarvercenter19401

The following online GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for those on East Minor Street who were displaced is listed on the Norristown Fire Department’s website: http://www.norristownfd.org/news/fullstory/newsid/201246 

  

 

 

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