$25,000 Raised for Displaced Somali Families

Published 02/12 2014 04:49PM

Updated 02/13 2014 12:48PM

February 12, 2014 - The Erie Community has pulled together for the displaced Somali families who lost everything in a fatal fire as donations top $25,000.

Officials from the Multicultural Community Resource Center helped the families displaced by the tragic fire on February 3rd where Fato Abdi, 4, was killed.

Clothing needs have been met, but officials say monetary donations will be accepted until Friday, February 14th.

Donations can be made at any Erie Bank location or at MCRC.

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