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Donations Needed for Nine Families After Apartment Fire

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Kim Snyder-Lesher Kim Snyder-Lesher

Meadville, PA - Nine families lost almost everything following Tuesday nights fire at a three story apartment building in Meadville. All residents made it out safely, and were given shelter at a nearby YMCA overnight. Now donations are needed. 

The city of Meadville, the American Red Cross, Crawford County Humane Society, Center for Family Services, United Way of Western Crawford County & the Crawford County Emergency Management Agency have been designated to receive & distribute donations for the survivors of Tuesday night's fire at 390 Chestnut Street.

They say one of the best ways to help, from advice given to them from a previous fire survivor, is gift cards to various stores in the area so that they can purchase what they need.

 

• United Way of Western Crawford County, 415 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335 Monetary donations can be dropped off at the office (closed today January 29th) or mailed to P.O. Box 554, Meadville, PA 16335.

Online donations can be made at www.unitedwaywcc.org. Online donors should send an email to Amy Rectenwald, Executive Director, advising her that the donation is for the fire survivors. Amy's email address is arecten@unitedwaywcc.org. 

• American Red Cross – Allegheny Region Chapter, P.O. Box 370 Reno, PA 16343

 

• Crawford County Humane Society Thrift Shop, 904 Park Avenue, Meadville, PA 16335

• Center for Family Services, 213 West Center Street, Meadville, PA 16335

 

Non-monetary Donations (clothing, house wares, linens, personal care products)

 

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