New Haven group raises money for Ebola victims in Sierra Leone

New Haven, Conn (WTNH)- Community groups in New Haven have raised a significant amount of money to help those suffering with Ebola in Sierra Leone. The community of Freetown in Sierra Leone is New Haven’s sister city.

Today, New Haven Mayor Toni Harp announced that local organizations have raised enough money since November to send an ambulance and medical supplies to combat Ebola.

At a morning news conference Harp said ‘This community embraced the idea of helping its sister city in exactly the same way a healthy sister would embrace a stricken sibling to address the suffering and offer comfort and support’.

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