Fire Destroys Allentown Football Coach & Newell Teacher's Home image

Fire Destroys Allentown Football Coach & Newell Teacher's Home

The Beloved DeRisi Family has lost everything

$7,590 raised

$7,500 goal

We are no longer accepting donations on this campaign, but there are other ways for you to support us today!

Allentown Football Coach, Mike DeRisi, his wife, Kim, a Newell Elementary Art teacher, and his family lost their home & 2 dogs in a fire on Nicholas Court in Allentown yesterday!

The DeRisi family is very involved in the district both on the field, in the classroom, and their daughter an 8th grader at StoneBridge.

Donations are needed to help the family with immediate needs.

Can you help? No donation is too small even if it is $5! 100% of your donations are tax-deductible through Millstone, NJ teen founded 5Help Foundation with 100% going to help the DeRisi Family!

Venmo (@FiveHelp - Team), Paypal, & Check Options Available. Go to or email Checks can be sent to: 5Help Foundation, 200 Village Center Drive #7392, Freehold, NJ 07728.

Thank you for helping in this tragic situation!

A special thank you to the DeRisi's tight-knit neighborhood community, Providence Estates, who has been helping the family. We also want to thank Mrs. Kim Mangrella for reaching out to us and asking us to help & the Merkel family for pointing us in the right direction to get the word out.

Drew, Tim, Heather & the 5Help Team

P.S. Venmo, Paypal, & Check donations will take 24 - 72 hours to populate into the system.

5Help Foundation is a NJ, USA nonprofit 501(c)(3) rated with a Gold Seal by Guidestar. It was founded and is run by teens. 100% goes to helping others because we have no overhead and work for FREE!

If you have any questions, please email or visit our website

Thanks again for your generosity and for being part of 5Help Foundation's mission to help areas of need & crisis $5 at a time! A special thank you to Providence Estates, Kim Mangrella, and the Merkel family.

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