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Norden Brothers Roofers Assistance

ski2The Norden Brothers Roofers Assistance has been set up to help brothers Paul and J.P. Norden, as well as Marc Fucarile, as fellow roofers. We encourage people in and out of the roofing industry to join us in assisting these victims of the Boston Marathon bombing in any way they can. We will be standing shoulder to shoulder with Paul, J.P. and Marc through recovery, rehabilitation, and transition back to a normal life.

As part of our ongoing efforts to assist fellow roofers Paul & JP Norden and Marc Fucarile, we will continue to update this page with the most current and correct information, as well as new developments. Any funds we list are specific to the Norden brothers and Marc Fucarile, and we encourage everyone to direct their efforts wherever you feel they are best placed.

Update December 6, 2013

norden brothersFriends and Colleagues

 Once again I’d like to thank you all for your  support over the last 8 months. At the end of October a distribution was made to JP, Paul and Marc from the Fund that you have all supported. Between the Roofing industries Marathon Victims Fund and the National Roofing Contractors Association “ Alliance for Progress” we have distributed over $130,000.00 .
We are happy to announce that  Marc, Jp, Paul and Paul’s girlfriend Jackie Webb ( who also received injuries at the Marathon) will be speaking at our annual convention in Atlantic City in March. Their story about the uphill battle they faced, and the positive spirit that  kept them fighting is inspiring and we look forward to this event.
Current events;
-Marc and family, photo attached skied at Breckenridge Colorado this past week!
-JP and Paul are collaborating to write a book “ twice as strong”

-Marc has been traveling to Florida to meet with a specialist to qualify for Stem Cell Therapy. Their hope is that this Therapy will provide the healing needed to save his remaining severely injured leg.


September 9, 2013

Three Boston Marathon bombing survivors were touched when an NFL superstar reached out in the aftermath of the tragedy. Little did anyone know Ray Rice would draw life-changing inspiration of his own. See the NFL posting regarding Paul, JP and Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens.

July 29, 2013

Marc is heading home!

After months of intensive operations and rehabilitation, Marc is finally able to go home. Marc JP and Paul appreciate your support, and the generous donations received over the last 4 months. If you are still interested in donating see below for details, the Roofing Industry Marathon Victims Fund MWB / East Boston Savings Bank has been set up so 100% of your donation will be distributed between Marc JP and Paul.

June 02, 2013

Marc Fucarile reached a huge milestone this week: He was one of the last two Boston Marathon bombing survivors to be released from the hospital.

Fucarile spent 45 days in , and he hopes someday to get back to work with a roofing company. See full article at Survivor Of Boston Marathon Bombings Has Long Road Ahead

May 09, 2013

From Bob Marshall:
Recent update on the status of the injured roofers; Paul Norden moved to the Spaulding rehab hospital last week, his brother JP will hopefully be moved the end of this week. Marc Fucarile, continues to battle to save his leg, his injuries have been most severe. I have attached the latest globe and Fox news information. Please continue to share the news and support for these men thru the Charitable fund.

May 07, 2013

The following fund has been set up through the North/East Roofing Contractor’s Association (NERCA) specifically to benefit Marc Fucarile, JP (Joseph Paul) Norden and Paul Norden.

Donation account name is:

Roofing Industry Marathon Victims Fund
MWB / East Boston Savings Bank
Attn: Donna Finnerty
PO Box 101
South Boston, MA 02127-9945

Donations may also be dropped off at any East Boston Savings Bank or Mt Washington Bank Locations.

We had a dramatic and unexpected example of generosity and goodwill from Ken Hawkins of Chesapeake, VA, who sent us this letter offering to cover all travel and lodging costs for these guys to come down and reroof his house. When the time comes, we will all work together to make this happen.

We’re really proud to see the roofing community and it’s customers coming together to support JP, Paul and Marc. Thanks so much Ken and NERCA!

Bombing victim describes Boston Marathon, reunion with brother
Read more: http://www.myfoxboston.com/story/22123460/2013/04/30/bombing-victim-describes-boston-marathon-reunion-with-brother

April 26, 2013 1:35PM

To Whom It May Concern,

Good Morning. My name is Cheryl Vinci Hollander and I am assisting the Norden Family with fundraising efforts for JP and Paul. While perusing the internet I came across your website collecting funds for the Norden Brothers. The family is grateful for all the outpouring of support by all who knew them. Your website listed a few sites for donations to be sent to the boys and I wanted to share with you accounts specific for each of them.

StonehamBank has a few accounts for the victims of the Boston Marathon. JP and Paul have their own specific account that was established just this week by their family. This fund will ensure the brothers have funds for long term care and needs moving forward. Below please find such accounts.

Norden Brothers Benefit Fund – Boston Marathon Victims
c/o StonehamBank
80 Montvale Ave.
Stoneham, MA 02180

The family of Marc Fucarile has set up an account specific for him set up with Stoneham Municipal Credit Union by his family.

The Marc Fucarile Fund
c/o Stoneham ME Federal Credit Union
40 Pine Street
Stoneham, MA 02180

In addition to the accounts listed above we have set up a Facebook page for JP and Paul and titled NORDEN BROTHERS – BOSTON MARATHON VICTIMS. You can follow their progress and post messages of support. It would be great to include their brothers in the roofing community.
A donation link has also been set up on GoFundMe: http://www.gofundme.com/2pfm04

Again, your support is greatly appreciated. If you have any questions regarding the boys I have listed their Uncle Peters email above. Everyone is doing all they can to help them through this nightmare and support from all over has been tremendous.

Kind Regards,

Bank questions regarding donations please contact Andrea at Stoneham Bank at 781-481-5826.

For inquiries regarding this web page, please email  markn@olynroofing.com.