Red Cross: 50 families displaced, lost everything in fire

Red Cross: 50 families displaced, lost everything in fire

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Some clothing donations are already pouring in for the displaced families. Some clothing donations are already pouring in for the displaced families.
DETROIT (WJBK) -

Demolition crews have already begun ripping down the charred remains of the Jason Manor Apartment complex in Detroit. An early-morning fire gutted the building, leaving dozens of tenants homeless.

The Red Cross estimates about 50 families are now displaced and that most of them have lost everything.

The city of Detroit donated a bus to transport the families to their temporary shelters, which are being provided by the Red Cross. Mike Duggan was in Lansing the day of the fire but he sent his team to Brightmoor to see what help the city can provide.

Many have reached out to FOX 2 hoping to provide help to the victims. You can help in a number of ways.

THE REDFORD BRIGHTMOOR INITIATIVE

Donations can be dropped off at the Brightmoor Campus of Redford Aldersgate United Methodist Church, located at 12065 W. Outer Dr. Detroit, MI 48223.

Monetary donations can be sent to:

Brightmoor Fire Relief Fund
10000 Beech Daly
Redford, MI 48239

Please make your check out to: Redford Aldersgate United Methodist Church; Memo: Jason Apt. Fire.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL

St. Vincent de Paul is also working with the Red Cross to identify victims, meet with them and provide clothing and other needs. St. Vincent de Paul has set up a fire fund to help cover costs. You can donate to the fund online.

LINK: https://donate.svdpdet.org/

You can also mail checks to:

St. Vincent de Paul Fire Fund
3000 Gratiot
Detroit, MI 48207

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