How to Help Families Displaced by the Fireside Park Apartments Fire

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A three-alarm fire at Fireside Park Apartments on Feb. 2 left 33 families displaced. Several local nonprofits are collecting donations to help Rockville neighbors in need. Rockville Housing Enterprises is accepting donations of the following new, or gently used, items from 1-3 p.m. each day through Friday at David Scull Community Center, 1251 First St.: Toiletries/hygiene products (toothbrushes, combs, toilet paper, shampoo, etc.). Bedding (sheets, pillows, blankets). Baby items (diapers, wipes, etc.). Small household items (dishes, soap, towels, etc.). Volunteers are also needed to receive, sort and distribute donations. Interfaith Works is collecting clothing and small household items. Contact Rachel Sanborn, rsanborn@iworksmc.org, 240-641-6305 or drop off your donation at the Interfaith Works Clothing Center, 751 Twinbrook Parkway. A Wider Circle accepts furniture and household goods donations. Call 301-608-3504 for more information, or drop off donations at 9159 Brookville Road in Silver Spring. For more information, or to volunteer, contact Tosha Dyson, at Rockville Housing Enterprises, at 301-424-6265, ext. 107. This article was updated Feb. 6 to reflect outstanding collection needs.

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