We are asking the community to step up and help their fellow Staten Islander's get back on their feet after this tragedy.
Staten Island, NY (PRWEB) April 23, 2014
The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund in partnership with the Pleasant Plains, Prince’s Bay, Richmond Valley Civic Association will host a fundraiser on Monday, April 28th from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. at Z-Two Restaurant (2925 Veterans Road West) to raise money for those affected by the three-alarm fire that took place on April 11th on Pitney Avenue in Charleston, Staten Island.
“These families need our help,” said Massimo DiDonna, President of The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund. “Our mission as an organization is to provide assistance in times of need, and now we are asking the community to step up as well and help their fellow Staten Islanders get back on their feet after this tragedy.”
The day of the blaze, The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund provided immediate assistance to the five devastated families in the form of $500 gift cards.
“Having a mother, who as a child, experienced a 3 alarm fire in her home the day after Easter, I sympathize with the families and understand the difficult hardships they are going through. What makes our Staten Island community so special is the ability for our community to come together to help our neighbors in time of need,” said Janine Materna, President of the Pleasant Plains, Prince’s Bay, Richmond Valley Civic Association.
Tickets to the event are $45 for adults and $15 for children 13 and under and include buffet dinner. Tickets may be purchased in advance online by visiting: http://www.binifund.org or at the door the night of the event. All proceeds raised will be evenly distributed to the affected families.
About The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund
The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization created to honor the heroism of fallen firefighter Carl V. Bini and continue his life-long belief in helping others. The Bini Fund supports the community through scholarships, emergency grants and special needs assistance. The Fund is uniquely positioned to adapt to the changing needs of communities, especially in times of crisis.