ROSELLE, NJ - Mayor Christine Dansereau has reached out to the community asking for help for the Green family in Roselle who lost everything to a fire in their apartment this past Monday morning. 

As reported on TAPinto, the fire broke out in the early morning on Monday at a house located at 906 Chandler Avenue. Details of that fire can read by clicking here

While the American Red Cross has put the family up in a hotel temporarily, the family is still searching for another place to live as well as donations. Boxwood Development Services has set up a drop off for donations at their facility located at 115 W. Second Ave. Roselle, N.J. 07203 They can be contacted at 908 241-6862 or

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Times for drop off include, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday from 10:30am - 5:30pm, Thursday 10:30am - 7:00pm and Sunday 3:00pm to 6:00pm.

“Losing your home to a fire is devastating and can happen to anyone of us at any given time,” said Mayor Dansereau. “I’m hoping that we can find the family a place to live as quick as possible since they only have temporary shelter. We are doing as much as we can, and every little bit helps.”

Items needed are listed below:


Mother -  size 10  

Daughter (17) - size 0       

Son (16) - size 16          

Daughter (14) - size 3     

Daughter (7) - size 9T       



Mother - size large

Daughter (17) size small

Son (16) size Large 

Daughter (14) size medium

Daughter (7) size 8t



Mom - size 8

Daughter (17) size 5.5 in boys

Son (16)  size 11

Daughter (14) size 7

Daughter (7) size 3



Mom - size 8 / 36c / 8

Daughter -   size 5 / 34c / 7

Son  -  size large / socks: large

Daughter  -   size 7 / 34b / 7 

Daughter  - size 8t / 8t in socks



Tooth brushes 

Tooth paste


Wash cloths

Soap / Body wash



Christmas wish list:

Gift cards for all exept for daughter 7, who is asking for a Barbie doll.