Information on How to Help Victims of the Fire/Explosion at Flower Branch Apartments

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For Immediate Release: Thursday, August 11, 2016 Please see the listing below for ways the public can help the victims of last night’s (8/10/16) fire/explosion at the Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring. Donations for Piney Branch Apartment Explosion Victims MAIL (via check) FINANCIAL DONATION Mail it to: Montgomery Housing Partnership (Attn: Long Branch Fire) 12200 Tech Road, Suite 250 Silver Spring, MD 20904 [*] Write LONG BRANCH FIRE in check memo Please note that 100% of your donation will go to the victims, there are no service fees. ON-LINE FINANCIAL DONATION (Easiest – and preferred!) [1] Go to: www.MHPartners.org [2] Click on “Give Direct” (on right side of your screen) [3] Input amount and credit card number [*] Make sure you indicate LONG BRANCH FIRE in the ‘comment’ box: GOODS (Toiletries, canned/boxed food, clothing) There is an immediate need for baby formula and diapers which can be taken to the CASA Welcome Center CASH DONATIONS CASA Welcome Center 734 University Blvd East (Off University Blvd, just south of Piney Branch) A Wider Circle Phone #:301-608-3504 Address: 9151 Brookeville Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20910 Call for pick-up drop-off furniture 7 days a week Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington Phone #: 301-585-6556 Address: 501 Sligo Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910 Make donations: Cash Donations – Checks can be sent to ACSGW at 501 Sligo Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (Make checks payable to ACSGW) Emergency Fund. On-line and pay via PayPal and mark it “Other” or Emergency Fund @ www.acsgw.org Clothing, houseware items, toiletries, blankets, sheets, etc. — No furniture ACSGW will be open for calls and services at the following days and times during this weekend: Friday – 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday – 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday – 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Spanish speaking Case Manager at ACSGW for any help or questions. # # # Release ID: 16-439 Media Contact: Lucille Baur 240.777.6507

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