LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — It’s been nearly a month since a fire destroyed the Lexington Writer’s Room, but the organization is continuing to push forward.
The Writer’s room was one of several organizations that lost their offices in the early morning fire on West Second Street at the end of March. Since then, The Writer’s Room has received nearly $14 thousand in donations to help them rebuild.
They’ve relocated to East High Street and set up shop in the old Common Grounds Coffee Shop.
Board member Gwenda Bond said they’re thankful for the monetary and furniture donations from the community, allowing them to get back on their feet.
“It’s heartwarming and affirming for us to know that the community outside of writers too also really care about making sure that people feel supported and able to do their work and have something that we have been building here that’s really unique for Lexington,” said Gwenda Bond , board member of Lexington Writer’s Room.
The non profit hopes to be completely set up soon and are planning an open house for early June.
The Writer’s Room still needs help, for ways to donate or get involved visit lexwritersroom.com.