Mason seeks donations for fire victims
Councilwoman Beth Mason just sent out this press release:
Hoboken fire victims find temporary housing – Aid needed
“Second Ward Councilwoman Beth Mason today expressed her deep concern for residents displaced in the early morning fire at 1203 Washington Street and she is encouraging residents to help the victims.
“I am extremely saddened by this tragedy, but I trust the people of Hoboken will rally in support of their fellow residents,” said Mason soon after she visited the site of the fire 7:30 this morning.”
Councilwoman Mason has rented a hospital bed for one of the displaced residents now temporary housed at the Wallace School and she arranged for medication to be delivered to one of the victims. Mason and her staff have been working with the Julie Gallanty of the YMCA to secure donations of food, “gently used clothing” and toiletries. Mason has also been working closely with the Hoboken Emergency Services and Red Cross to provide assistance to the fire victims.
Councilwoman Mason has also established a fund for the victims of the Washington Street fire. To make Donations to the Second Ward Fire Victims Fund either go to Wachovia Bank located at 2 14th Street, Hoboken or call 201 459 0909 – when prompted dial ‘0’ for Financial Services and ask for Rita Jersey or Diana Zaucha – they will help you with donations. Important: Tell them it’s for donations to the Second Ward Fire Victims Fund
Anyone wishing to help out with donations of clothing, food or housing should call the Red Cross at 973-797-3329 or Councilwoman Beth Mason a 201-916-8244.