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1/1/2016 - Donations being Accepted at MMGC for Residents Displaced by Charles Street Fire

More than 100 City Residents are homeless as a result of a fire in a condominium complex that struck in the early morning hours on December 31. The City is accepting donations on behalf of residents today (January 1 from 2-5:30 PM) and Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM- 3 PM. 

Donations of any of the following items would benefit residents:

  • Clothing for children (children's sizes through teenage sizes)
  • Clothing for Adults
  • Toys for all ages (the children impacted by this fire lost all their Christmas gifts and toys in the fire)
  • Food
  • Cat food & items
  • Dog food & items

FOR DONATION DROP OFF INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT SCOTT APPLEBY, BRIDGEPORT EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER, 203.579.3829 AND/OR FOR THE MAYOR’S OFFICE CONTACT, THE CAO’S OFFICE, GINA MALHEIRO, DEPUTY CAO,  JOHN GOMES, CAO 203.727.4045

FOR MONETARY DONATIONS FOR THE FAMILIES OF THE 215 CHARLES STREET FIRE, PLEASE CONTACT:

The Red Cross

c/o Charles Street Fire

158 Brooklawn Avenue

Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604

800.319.9935