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UPDATE: Alpine Apartment fire donations continue with Downtown Vegas Alliance

Posted at 12:36 AM, Dec 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-28 12:19:27-05

UPDATE 9 A.M. DEC. 27: The Downtown Vegas Alliance will continue to accept donations at their GoFundMe account in support of the more than 70 people displaced by the deadly Alpine Motel Apartments fire after The Mob Museum's donation drive ended Friday.

The Mob Museum said they collected everything on their "immediate need" list including clothing, hygiene items, coats and gift cards.

"I think everyone was overwhelmed by the support that we've received," Felicia Lindquist, Mob Museum director of guest services said, "We weren't sure what to expect, but we've been thrilled at the result and more items keep coming in, so we're super grateful to the community."

Lyft will be offering vouchers to help victims pick up and transport their donations, the Downtown Grand Hotel and Casino has pledged donations of pillows and linens, and The Hydrant Club is donating pet supplies to those in temporary housing.

The Downtown Vegas Alliance GoFundMe page, found here, will accept donations through 11:59 p.m. Saturday night and has raised more than $13,000 with a goal of $25,000.

The money collected will be converted to gift cards that victims can use.

ORIGINAL STORY: Friday is the final day to drop off items at the Mob Museum in downtown Las Vegas for survivors of the Alpine Motel Apartments fire.

The Downtown Vegas Alliance has set up a donation center at the museum. The nonprofit says they've received enough toys and toiletries but are still in need of the following items:

  • socks
  • underwear
  • pants and tops
  • pajamas

The organization says they need clothes for both men and women.


Donations will be accepted through Friday during regular business hours, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

You can also donate online here.

The Mob Museum is located on 300 Stewart Avenue.