News Mayor announces grant for E. Harlem blast victims Excavation crews work behind a boarded wall at the site of last week's building collapse in East Harlem on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Photo Credit: Bryan Smith By IVAN PEREIRA email@example.com @IvanPer4 March 25, 2014 5:00 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday additional relief is on its way for the victims affected by the March 12 explosion in East Harlem. The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, which is being overseen by first lady Chirlane McCray, has raised money for grants and support services for the tenants of the six buildings that were affected by the explosion that killed eight people. The city will work with the nonprofit Safe Horizon and two other community groups to offer the package which includes one-on-one case management and counseling and a grant to help pay for food, clothing and other items. For more information on the program, call 212-316-2100. By IVAN PEREIRA firstname.lastname@example.org @IvanPer4 Ivan has been a staff reporter with amNewYork since May 2012 and covers breaking news, politics and enterprise stories. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.