Editor’s note: I wanted to include additional information for the story that was posted on Monday. Additional fundraising resources have been created on behalf of the families that have been impacted by the fire. As a public service that serves to amplify the voices of our community in Westford, I feel it is important to use our platform to help those displaced as much as possible.
WESTFORD — Updated fundraising information is available for community members looking to help the families impacted by the 62-68 North Main Street fire on Sunday.
Westford Remembers will continue to collect gift card and cash donations on behalf of the families impacted by the fire. This funding will be used to help pay for temporary housing for each family in need.
Nancy Cook of Westford Remembers noted that one family will be moving into a new home this week.
The organization is no longer collecting donations of clothing or household items as storage space runs thin. Donations can be sent to P.O. Box 869 Westford, MA 01886 or sent via Venmo at @westford-remembers.
An additional GoFundMe fundraiser was created by Will Steiner of Westford, a family friend of an impacted family. The fundraiser has raised $3,180 of its $5,000 goal as of reporting.
Two fundraisers are currently still raising money for the families. A fundraiser created by Dan Kelley, a second-floor resident of 62-68 North Main Street has raised $4,081 as of reporting. An additional fundraiser, created by Hannah Tello of Tyngsborough, has raised $8,050 of its $11,000 goal as of reporting.
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