The Van Wert County Courthouse

Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023

Donations sought for local fire victims

VW independent staff/submitted information 

Donations are being sought for the victims of a Monday night apartment house fire in the 1100 block of W. Main St. in Van Wert. Van Wert County CERT, along with the Salvation Army are teaming up to raise support for the families.

After meeting with the two families, it was determined that clothing, furniture and monetary donations are needed. 

Case  No. 4879


Adult female: XL pants, 2XL shirts, size 8.5 shoes and 2XL coat
Adult male: 38×32 pants, 2XL shirts, size 9.5 shoes and 2XL coat 
Adult male: 44×36 pants, 2XL shirts,  size 14 shoes and 3xl coat.

Case No.  29574

Adult female: 4XL night gowns and lg ripple socks
Adult male: 34×32 pants, XL shirts and size 12 shoes. 

Take all clothing to the Salvation Army thrift store at 1116 S. Washington St. Monetary donations can be dropped off or sent to Van Wert County Foundation/CERT located at 138 E. Main St. in Van Wert. To ensure donations go directly to the individual affected, please include Case No. 4879 or No. 29574 in the memo.

Anyone with questions should contact the Van Wert County EMA office at 419.238.1300. 

POSTED: 06/28/22 at 8:37 am. FILED UNDER: News