He said the fund can fill in where no other services are available, bringing relief to “people in trouble through no fault of their own.” Garcia gave a hypothetical example of how the money might be used: Say a worker becomes disabled and is waiting for approval of disability insurance. The Neighbors Helping Neighbors fund could provide money to help with the transition period.
He has seen what a difference the Neighbors fund made for the dying Franklin County woman whose plumbing problems resulted in dreadful living conditions and for others in need.
Anyone who wants to help can send donations to Neighbors Helping Neighbors fund in care of Adirondack Community Trust,
P.O. Box 288, Lake Placid, NY 12946 or online at www.generousact.org/donate.
We think JCEO is the perfect place for this fund to connect with our neighbors in need.