City and St. Andrew's Church Partner to Assist Families Impacted by Hazel Street Fire
(11/16/2012) The City of New Haven and St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church have partnered to assist the fourteen people displaced Tuesday by an early morning electrical fire on Hazel Street.
Reverend Tracy Johnson Russell of St. Andrew’s is accepting donations of canned food, frozen turkeys, clean clothing (particularly coats, scarves, gloves and hats), packaged diapers, and other infant and toddler necessities. Monetary donations can be sent care of Reverend Tracy Johnson Russell at St. Andrew’s Church, 262 Shelton Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511. Please write “for fire relief” in the memo line of the check.
Newhallville Livable City Initiative Neighborhood Specialist Carmen Mendez will also be accepting food and clothing donations in her office on the 3rd floor of City Hall at 165 Church Street. She can be reached at 203-946-7733.
“I am grateful to the men and women of the New Haven Fire Department who responded heroically Tuesday morning and extinguished the fire without any injuries. But my heart goes out to the four families who have lost their homes and possessions this holiday season. Thank you to St. Andrew’s and the Livable City Initiative for helping organize this drive,” said Mayor John DeStefano Jr.
Contact Phone: 203-946-8200