This season, Fun 107 teamed up with the United Way of Greater New Bedford to help bring a bit of light to Southcoast families who've had a trying year this year. 

This morning, the Rock and Fox Show was joined by Victoria Gresela from the United Way of Greater New Bedford.  Victoria spoke of a family who recently came into the public eye when their Hemlock Street apartment burned down earlier this month.  The fire destroyed the entire building, leaving the family's first floor apartment with collapsed ceilings and water damage to all of their property, including clothes electronics, furniture. In a matter of moments, the family's entire life was destroyed by water, mold, soot and smoke.

Much like the rest of the community, business owner Alex of A&A Jewelers heard about the fire and the families it displaced. Having just wrapped up a very successful 2015 for A & A Jewelers, Alex wanted to give back to the community that's supported him all of these years.  With the help of the Dennison Memorial Community Center and the United Way, Alex and the Fun Morning Show were able to surprise the family with a little bit of extra help.

If you'd like to help the family with any additional needs, they have 3 children; a 13 year old daughter (interested in music, media), a 15 year old daughter (interested in sports) and a 17 year old son (interested in sports as well.)   Drop-offs are being accepted at the Fun107 Studios at 22 Sconticut Neck Road, Fairhaven, MA and at the Dennison Memorial Center (Attn: Sean Hargraves) at 755 S. 1st Street, New Bedford. Checks can be made out to the United Way of Greater New Bedford with "Hemlock Street" in the memo.



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