Overbrook Community Association Fundraiser for Tenants Displaced by Fire
The Overbrook Community Association has setup a GoFundMe Campaign to help some 60 tenants displaced by a major fire in their low-rise apartment building on Presland Road, near the Vanier Parkway. It is presently unknown whether the building, which provides housing for people with a moderate or low income, will eventually be rebuilt.
The tenants have lost their home and their belongings.
"It is an issue that we really feel in Overbrook because there's a high proportion of families, usually immigrant families. They need affordable housing and they need a lot of space as well." said Marjolaine Provost of the Overbrook Community Association in an interview with CBC News.
The fundraising campaign continues until Sunday, March 5.
All contributions are appreciated. Please consider donating to this worthy campaign at: