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Campaign raises money for 30 Cleveland families that lost home in Rainbow Terrace fire

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Rainbow Terrace and Lifelong Learning established a GoFundMe account to help raise funds for dozens of families that lost their homes and belongings in an apartment building fire on Monday.

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The fire at Rainbow Terrace Apartments on Garden Valley Avenue initially started in a unit's kitchen, but later reignited and spread throughout the entire building. At least 60 residents were displaced as a result of the fire.

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The Red Cross is providing temporary and emergency shelter to the displaced residents, but they still need other short-term needs.

The two sponsors of the GoFundMe page are seeking to raise $5,000 per family for a total of $150,000.

Furniture and other household needs like food, appliances, clothing, diapers, toiletries, and more are also needed.

As of Wednesday morning, more than $5,000 were raised by 101 people in one day.

If contributions exceed the $150,000 goal, a scholarship fund will be set up to benefit the youth impacted by the fire at Rainbow Terrace.

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