Hackensack Riverkeeper Office Fire Relief

On May 16, a fire broke out in a building right next to our Hackensack Riverkeeper offices and quickly spread to our building. Despite a heroic response and a four-hour battle by four fire departments, the fire ruptured a gas line and caused serious structural damage. Fortunately, no one was in the office at the time and everyone is safe.  

We know that many of you want to help. Given the state of the global pandemic, we are aware that, like us, many of you are facing major hardships during this time. That only makes us appreciate all the more any donation you can give to help us get past this tragedy and plot our next course.  

48131190_1589721899850422_r.jpegAs your Riverkeeper, I am devastated by what’s happened. But rest assured that  all of us at Hackensack Riverkeeper ARE on the job and on patrol. Fire cannot – and WILL NOT – stop our mission.  Please keep Hackensack Riverkeeper in your thoughts at this terrible time. We know that we WILL recover from this; of that you can be sure. With your support, we know this fund will alleviate much of the pressure and challenges we will face as our rebuilding begins.


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  • Linda Brown 
    • $50 
    • 5 mos
  • Steve Stern 
    • $25 
    • 5 mos
  • Rick Mills 
    • $100 
    • 5 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 5 mos
  • John Ponticorvo 
    • $250 
    • 6 mos
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Bill Sheehan 
Hackensack, NJ
Hackensack Riverkeeper, Inc. 
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