Family of fallen firefighter Captain Matthew J. Porcari needs support
To those interested in showing continued support to the family of fallen Owego firefighter Captain Matthew J. Porcari, there are several funds set up in which to do so as follows:
The family has requested that donations in memory of Captain Matthew Porcari be made to the Porcari Children Memorial Fund, c/o First Niagara Bank, 18 Lake St., Owego, NY 13827; or Croton Hose Company #3, c/o Tom Donovan, 71 Talcott St., Owego, NY 13827.
Community members can also donate to a fund set up at Home Central in Owego, N.Y.
Funds will be used to purchase materials to finish renovations needed to Porcari's home, which was heavily damaged during the 2011 flood. Home Central is accepting cash, check or credit donations at the store or you can donate by phone at (607) 687-3284.
Also, from 1 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 10, a benefit is planned at the Parkview Hotel and Restaurant to benefit Porcari's family. Visit owegopennysaver.com to learn more.