GAITHERSBURG, MD — The local union representing the Prince George''s County Public School custodians donated $1,500 to the family of the victims of a November 27 house fire, according to the Gazette.
One of the victims was 6-year-old Omari Noel, a kindergarten student at Lewisdale Elementary School in Hyattsville, the article stated.
According to the article, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 400 PG met with family members at Lewisdale Elementary School on December 12 to give the donation.
"Naturally, it was a tragedy, and the family has expenses and we feel that it was the right thing to do at this time, to help out, because it was a horrific event," said Cynthia Collins, the union''s political director.
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