Rhode Island-based Nortek Holdings Inc., which manufactures and markets building products, announced it will donate $50,000 to assist families of the 97 victims of The Station nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I.

Richard L. Bready, chairman and CEO said, "While no amount of money can replace the lives lost, we want to extend our deepest sympathies and support to the affected families. We encourage all the citizens of Rhode Island, the region and beyond to join us in doing whatever they can to extend a helping hand."