Tools stolen from charity places property renovation in jeopardy

Volunteers are hunting for stolen tools from a challenge they have been working on in Hempstead Thursday night.

The employees have been setting up a home for a relatives in require when the resources went lacking.

Gina Centauro, of Rescuing Families, say they dropped $25,000 worth of devices – which is a big strike to their charity.

Rescuing Households has been doing work considering the fact that January to make the dwelling handicapped obtainable. The project is now on pause.

Quite a few of the stolen equipment were in Vincent Centauro’s loved ones for years.

“From my grandfather, from my dad, which I really don’t have any more time,” Vincent Centauro claims. “Those people ended up resources that had been made use of each working day. I do not have these family members users right here with me anymore. But I was equipped to have individuals applications. It meant the earth to me to have those people.”

A law enforcement investigation is underway.

The Centauros are scrambling to elevate dollars through a lawn sale Sunday in Franklin Sq. to exchange the instruments so they can complete the renovations on the dwelling. They program to have other lawn sales.

“It does not just have an impact on us,” Gina Centauro states. “It impacts just about every family members that we are encouraging. Without all those instruments we are not equipped to aid families.”

Anyone with facts about the circumstance is urged to simply call Nassau law enforcement at 516-573-6353.