Instruments stolen from charity places property renovation in jeopardy

Volunteers are searching for stolen tools from a project they were performing on in Hempstead Thursday night.

The personnel ended up making a residence for a household in want when the applications went lacking.

Gina Centauro, of Rescuing Households, say they missing $25,000 worthy of of tools – which is a massive strike to their charity.

Rescuing Households has been doing the job given that January to make the residence handicapped accessible. The undertaking is now on pause.

Lots of of the stolen resources have been in Vincent Centauro’s relatives for several years.

“From my grandfather, from my dad, which I don’t have any longer,” Vincent Centauro claims. “All those were instruments that have been employed each working day. I never have these family members customers in this article with me anymore. But I was able to have individuals tools. It meant the globe to me to have these.”

A law enforcement investigation is underway.

The Centauros are scrambling to increase money by a property sale Sunday in Franklin Square to swap the applications so they can finish the renovations on the property. They system to have other yard sales.

“It doesn’t just influence us,” Gina Centauro suggests. “It impacts each individual loved ones that we’re encouraging. With no those equipment we are not ready to support family members.”

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