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Cedar Springs community center hosts donation drive for fire victims

The fire left eight units damaged on Tuesday.

CEDAR SPRINGS, Mich. — A Cedar Springs community center is hosting a donation drive to help the families who lost their homes in a fire Tuesday. 

RELATED: 8 units damaged in Cedar Springs apartment fire

The Red Flannel Acres apartment fire left eight units damaged, seven of which were occupied. Authorities say that four are likely a total loss and the other four could also be totally destroyed. 

Marcus Velzen shared this video with 13 ON YOUR SIDE: 

Thankfully, everyone got out safely, but some of their belongings were lost. And to help the families affected by the fire, the City Impact Community Center is hosting a donation drive, Essentials Pantry for Fire Families. 

It's being held at their center at 288 N. Main St.

Donations they are asking for: 

  • Gift cards 
  • Women's pants 
  • Women's shoes 
  • Men's shirts 
  • Men's pants 
  • Kid's clothing 
  • Blankets and sheets 

Essentials Pantry for Fire Families dates and times:

  • Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m. 
  • Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
  • Friday, 9 a.m. to noon

For more information about the event, visit their Facebook page. 

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