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Home Lost to a Fire - Family Needs Help - Taghkanic Fire Company Offers a Way to Donate Needed Items

The Ed Hull Family needs help.

The Taghkanic Fire Company and Nancy Griffith have a plan

This past Thursday morning one of the families in the neighboring Town of Gallatin lost their house and all their belongings. Taghkanic Fire Company was called for mutual aid with numerous other companies.

Below is a list of the items that the family is most in need of and Nancy will be at the Taghkanic Fire House, Old Rt 82, to receive items on:

· Tuesday, July 19 from 10 to noon

· Wednesday, July 20 from 10 to noon.

The family shops at all local stores, Walmart, Hannaford, Shoprite.

Nancy will deliver any items that might be so generously donated to the family Wednesday afternoon.

Thanks so much!

Nancy Griffith


Ed’s Family of Five

Ed-Adult Male. Size XL clothes – 10 shoes and 11 boots

Deti-Adult Female Size large clothes – 8 shoes/boots

Dea. (female) age 16 ..high school sophomore-GCS. Size Adult M

Natalie (female) age 8 ..3rd grade GCG –little girl size 10

Walter (male) age 5 ..Kindergarten..little boy size 6

Needs in Many categories

School supplies. See Germantown Central School District (GCSD) website.. 2022/23 supply list available.

Backpacks for kids

Insulated lunch bags for kids and Ed for farm

Water Bottles for all

Household items needed:

4 slice toaster




Queen sized sheet set (2)

Queen sized blankets (2)

Full sheet set (1)

Full size blanket (1)

Twin bed blankets(2)

6 standard sized pillow cases

Bath Towels (5)

Hair Dryer


Sweat shirts for all

Light weight jackets for all

XLarge Men’s work gloves

Yellow Men’s farm rain coat size XL

Men’s size 11 muck boots

Plastic storage bins to use for storing clothes or storage drawer carts for each person to store their belongings - 15 bins ?? (3 bins per person)

Medicine Cabinet Items

Basic medicine cabinet items such as alcohol, peroxide, band aids, Q-tips, kids Tylenol, Benadryl, antiseptic skin cream.


Dea is in the GCS high school band - her clarinet was destroyed—anyone have a used one they don’t play anymore?

Walt loves match box race car sets- his recent birthday set was destroyed-it was a double loop race track set. I think Jurassic park but he likes anything.

Natalie. Stuffed animal cats, Minecraft items and art supplies

A special treat is take-out from Hanna in the Holy Cow mall.

They shop at all local stores, Walmart, Hannaford, Shoprite.

If anyone has any experience drying out and organizing photos, that would be great. Many family pictures are wet and need to be dried, flattened and stored perhaps in albums (maybe a project for girl or boy Scout Troup?)

Thank you for caring and sharing!

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