Donations sought for victims of house fire

Commerce – The Children's Learning Center and at Texas A&M University-Commerce is seeking donations for the family of a university student, temporarily left homeless following a house fire last week.

The victim, who lives with her husband and four children in Celeste, is currently staying in University housing.

A clothing/household items drive is being held for the family. Arraignments can be made to pick up any furniture once the family can move into a house or apartment.

Clothing sizes being sought for the children are boys, sizes 3/4, 8 and 12, and girls, size 2T. Additional sizes being sought are men's pants, size 32 waist, and medium and 3X shirts.

Donated items can be dropped off at the Children's Learning Center, located west of Highway 50 next to the Northeast Texas Children's Museum. Additional information is available by contacting Lisa Rhodes at 903-886-5769.