News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

UPDATE: Donations for Chesapeake Beach Fire Victims

Generous donations have been pouring in from the community in support of the families impacted by the April 3rd fire. The facilities collecting donations, are currently at capacity for physical donations such as clothing and food. Donations of clothes hangers, new bath mats, laundry detergent, new shower curtain liners, household cleaners, sponges and kitchen towels will be collected at the Northeast Community Center until Thursday, April 18th. The Northeast Community Center has served as a central point for families impacted and their support is greatly appreciated!

Donors wishing to contribute physical items, other than the items the Northeast Community center is still accepting, are asked to hold the items at this time. Once the families stabilize their housing needs, we will announce specific items that may still be needed and ask for donations at that time.

Monetary donations are still accepted through the, Calvert County and Town approved, United Way of Calvert County donation site with 100% of the funds going to the families impacted. To access the fund drive please Click Here! or text ChesBeachFund to 91999; a link will appear for making a donation.

Gift cards can be provided to Town Hall at 8200 Bayside Rd. Chesapeake Beach, MD between the hours of 8:30-4:30 pm. After hours donations can be placed in the secure drop box. All gift cards are being distributed by the Department of Social Services and will go to the families impacted by the fire.

What a great community to be a part of! Thank you, Chesapeake Beach, for your support of your neighbors!

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...