Groups coordinate aid for victims of Allston fire

The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition and the Allston/Brighton CDC are helping to collect funds and clothing for people burned out of their homes in Wednesday's nine-alarm fire on Harvard Terrace.

The coalition has set up a fund for monetary donations. You can donate online (mark that the donation is for Harvard Terrace families) or at

Helping Families of Harvard Terrace Fire
MIRA Coaltion
105 Chauncy St., Suite 105
Boston, MA 02111

The Allston/Brighton CDC is collecting specific items of clothing for residents who lost all theirs in the fire. See the attached list.

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      Hey Adam,

      I thought reports said about 50 people were displaced in the fires. This collection sheet is for only 4 units — around 10 tenants. How can we help the others who were displaced, and surely in need of donations? Is there another collection agency?