How to Help
Donations for families displaced by the fire at the Deauville apartment building can be sent to Neighbors Consejo, 3118 16th St. NW, Washington DC, 20010. For more information, call 202-234-6855.
Monetary donations can be made through the American Red Cross.
Serve DC, the city's volunteer arm, also is is accepting donations at the Columbia Heights Community Center at 1480 Girard Street, N.W., from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today. For additional information call 202-727-1000.
The following items are needed:
New clothing for infants, children of all ages and adults.
New or gently used shoes.
Baby formula and diapers.
New, unopened toiletries.
Seasonal garments, such as coats, hats, gloves.