As you may have heard, there was a tragic fire in Frenchtown recently. Along with the loss of two long time local business, a number of people lost their homes and possessions. The following is a press release from the United Way of Hunterdon County

United Way of Hunterdon County to Serve as Point of Contact for Frenchtown Fire Relief Long-term Response

United Way of Hunterdon County will be the point of contact for ongoing relief efforts for the Frenchtown Fire that occurred on Monday, August 13th.

Community members who are interested in volunteering or would like to provide monetary and other donations to the relief effort can contact the United Way directly at 908-782-3414 or

Online donations can be made at Please specify “Frenchtown Relief Funds” in the comments. Donations can also be made to

Checks will also be accepted at Frenchtown Borough Hall during business hours. Information regarding employment opportunities and other services such as counseling can be found at

The Frenchtown Community and especially those impacted by the fire are grateful for the outpouring of support and desire to help and kindly request that all donations are made through the avenues outlined above in order to avoid confusion.