Charleston-area state lawmakers announce fund to help rebuild city

Charleston-area state lawmakers announce fund to help rebuild city
State legislators representing the Charleston area announced the creation of a fund Sunday morning to help rebuild Charleston after Saturday's rioting. (Source: Live 5)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - South Carolina lawmakers who represent the Charleston area announced a fund designed to help rebuild the city of Charleston after riots Saturday night.

Sen. Marvin Kimpson said they have raised $8,000, adding that if they are able to raise $25,000, an anonymous donor pledged to match funds.

Kimpson and other state legislators announced the fund at a Sunday morning news conference outside Morris Brown AME Church.

Kimpson said they will post more information at a later time.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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