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Organizations Launch Fundraisers for Displaced Four Seasons Families

A view of the 2:30 a.m. fire as fire crews worked to put out the blaze at Four Seasons Apartments on Warwick Avenue Sept. 19.
A view of the 2:30 a.m. fire as fire crews worked to put out the blaze at Four Seasons Apartments on Warwick Avenue Sept. 19.




UPDATE Sept. 22, 2:45 p.m: WestBay Community Action is also collecting donations to aid families displaced by the Sept. 20 fire at at Four Seasons apartments.

Donations made by check should be made payable to WestBay Community Action, with a notation of “Four Seasons Fire Fund” in the memo line.

WestBay Community Action’s administrative offices are located at 201-224 Buttonwoods Ave., Warwick, (adjacent to the Wilcox Community Health Center). Hours are 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The phone number is 732-4660.

Donations, except for monetary donations and gift cards, can also be dropped with the Warwick Fire Department’s Station 2, 771 Post Road, at any time.

Sept. 21, 5 a.m.: Warwick, RI – Organizations are marshaling donations and the generosity of the community following Saturday morning’s fire at Four Seasons apartments, which displaced 24 families.

Warwick North Little League will be collecting donations at the Westside Field House on Post Road on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday night from 5-9 p.m. to benefit the families.

“We believe our community supports our league as seen by the financial and moral support shown in our run in the Little League World Series . We also believe we need to return the favor when our community needs us!” the league officers wrote on their Facebook page Saturday night.

The collections will accept gift cards, cash, new clothes ( all sizes) , clothes slightly used, toiletries, non perishable food, toys and services.

The MAE organization for the homeless, which works to help the homeless through art therapy, has launched a fundraiser to aid the families, and is also

On Saturday, the organization will also accept gift card donations to aid the families during their second annual black tie gala at Crowne Plaza.

Rob Borkowski
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