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Fri Dec 11, 2020, 10:04 AM

As Their East Village Church Burned, a Congregation Asked: How Can We Help the Women Next Door?

https://www.thecity.nyc/life/2020/12/10/22168804/as-east-village-church-burned-congregation-helped-shelter-next-door

...Middle Collegiate members hurried to the scene as they heard the news. Katrina Monzón, an East Village local, arrived after 7 a.m., as did spouses Susan Davis and Claudia Slacik who live near Gramercy Park. They quickly learned where the Hopper residents were — and that they had left home nearly empty-handed.

“We thought, well, let’s go take care of our neighbors,” said Davis. “We went and bought some stuff, and we didn’t know what really to buy.”

Slacik chimed in: “Twenty-two tubes of toothpaste. Twenty-two boxes of Kleenex. Twenty-two bottles of hand sanitizer.”

They drove to Avenue B and found the women in a room just off the building entrance, looking “the most depressed and despondent,” Davis said...

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Fri Dec 11, 2020, 10:12 AM

1. Thank you for posting.

It’s a nice reminder that there are really, really good people out there.

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