A new business in town is lending a helping hand to a Freehold family in need.
On July 30, the Manley family of Freehold Township lost everything after an electrical fire destroyed their home. No one was injured in the fire because the family was away on vacation at the time.
Earlier this year, soon-to-be first grader . Now the family is living in a hotel until they receive temporary housing.
Friends of the Manley's have been actively seeking donations for the family. While asking for donations on Facebook, one of the messages found its way to Pete Chalfin, owner of the new yogurt shop in Freehold.
"A bunch of local moms were spreading the word of the Manley's situation on Facebook. I'm friends with Pete and when he saw my message about the Manley's he offered to hold a fundraiser for them at his shop," explained Jessica Walsh, a family friend of the Manleys'.
has agreed to donate allits profits on Thursday, Aug. 16 to help the Manley family get back on their feet.
The fundraiser will run from 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. All customers must mention to the cashier that their purchase is to help the Manley family.
More information about the upcoming fundraiser can be seen in the PDF section in the photo gallery.