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Emergency fund launched for 2 Lakewood families who lost their belongings to a fire [PHOTOS]

Two Lakewood families lost their belongings in this morning’s fire.

A fund has been launched to assist the families.

The fund was endorsed by:

HaRav Elya Ber Wachtfogel shlit”a
HaRav Simcha Bunim Cohen shlit”a
HaRav Yosef Weisblum shlit”a

Click here to help the families.

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There are 12 Comments to "Emergency fund launched for 2 Lakewood families who lost their belongings to a fire [PHOTOS]"

  • Hashem Yemalei chseronam says:

    Nebach. (I’m not saying not to donate! It’s an opportunity for chessed!)

  • Didn't know says:

    where was the fire? Was it reported in the news?

  • Isaac says:

    Why are these families not covered with fire insurance???

  • Amil Zola says:

    Do people in Lkwd not purchase insurance? Home owners? Renters? Life?

  • Bk says:

    They didn’t have renters insurance.

  • Chaya says:

    suggestion
    for future
    in every lease there should be a requirement for renters to have renters ins
    it is not much money a month …and should be required
    BH no one hurt and IH klal Yisrael will help

  • Chaya says:

    i assume lakewood has some organizations
    but if not
    kupath ezra in monsey has a dept for furniture
    and i think someone in havestraw has a way to get free or very cheap new appliances…

    • Help says:

      Can you find out who can get the families appliances for cheap/free?
      Tizku Lmitzvos.

  • Anonymous says:

    This is a good time to remind everyone that if you’re renting then you MUST buy renters insurance

  • GG says:

    Also wondering where it was. ?

  • seankonnery says:

    I don’t have renters insurance although I am a renter. I shall now make a donation to these families in need, in lieu of the renters insurance that I am lacking. May H’ insure me on the zchus of this mitzva.

  • reality says:

    I think everyone should try to give here.
    Regardless of if they had renters insurance or not, it usually only helps reimburse a percentage of replacement costs.

    What I’ll never understand is why young couples often don’t have term life insurance.
    At a young couples age it’s extremely reasonable (a few hundred a year) as opposed to the alternative of the whole kehilla having to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars all due to the negligence on the husbands part.