All YDO families are safe and accounted for. Until further damage can be assessed, we know of only one student who lost her home. We will communicate specific needs as they are identified.
For the citywide emergency response:
- The Lawrence Senior Center is aggregating all donations, which include everything from blankets and pillows to toiletries and diapers. Contact them directly at 978-620-3550 to coordinate drop-offs.
- The Essex County Community Foundation established the Lawrence Emergency Fund in 2009 to provide assistance during emergencies like this one. Funding is provided to appropriate agencies or churches that directly support the individuals and families impacted by these emergencies.