East Harlem Explosion Relief

We all learned about the tragic explosion in East Harlem that killed 8 (+ counting), injured 54 and has displaced nearly 200 families from their homes.

We consider these affected families, our own, many of which are now homeless and lack the resources to find convenient shelter, clothing and food.

How to Help: East Harlem Explosion Relief

A group of committed Harlem residents have launched a fund, East Harlem Explosion Relief, to raise money and meet the urgent needs of the permanently displaced families.


Give a tax-deductible gift to help ensure the community can help to properly house, feed and further accommodate the permanently displaced families. 

Harlem Church Plant has offered to help solicit, house + disburse 100% of the funds raised for the affected families. 

It is a long road ahead for the affected families, help us come together as a community and family to do what we can to show them we care.

Other Ways to Help:

Hosting Displaced Families

If you can host a family or an individual, contact Sam at the following numbers (212) [phone redacted] or (347) [phone redacted] with the following information:

Housing address:
Phone number:
Number of people you can accommodate:
Limitations (children, male/female, no handicapped access, etc.):
Length of time available:
Any other comments:

Collection of Goods

First Corinthian Baptist Church NYC is accepting goods donations (e.g., clothes, shoes, etc) for those affected by the East Harlem Explosion.

Drop-Off Location:

1912 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, New York, NY 10026
(212) [phone redacted] 

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East Harlem 
New York, NY
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Donations are typically 100% tax deductible in the US.
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