St. John Township Trustee Seeking Donations for Displaced Residents of Sherwood Lake Apartments

March 4, 2024 11:01 AM

The St. John Township Trustee is accepting donations for displaced residents from the recent Sherwood Lake Apartment Fire. 

Their posting here: 

"The Trustee's office was alerted of a catastrophic fire on Thursday, February 29 by the Schererville Police Department and Police Chief Sormaz. 

The office has been in contact with the Red Cross and is working with them to assist the displaced residents. There were 35 units involved and 40 residents. As with past fire victims in the Township, my staff is meeting with residents to help any way possible. 

Red Cross has requested that the Township be a donation drop off location.

If you would like to contribute some way to help these families, the following donations are recommended: VISA gift cards, fuel gift cards, toiletries (soap, body wash, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, toilet paper, deodorant, lotion, razors etc.), Walmart gift cards and local grocery store gift cards. Any monetary donations should specify to be used for Sherwood Lake Apartments Fire Victims. Checks should be made payable to St. John Township Trustee with Sherwood Lake Apartments Fire Victims on the memo line. 

Donations may be dropped off during regular business hours Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

St. John Township Trustee Office 
1515 W. Lincoln Hwy., Schererville 

Any questions regarding the donations, you may contact the Trustee office at: 219-865-2705 

Thank you to all first responders for their outstanding commitment and service to the community. Thank you also to the St. John Township staff for the excellent care they take in helping Township residents."

For more information, visit the Trustee at

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