From Truckee, We Too Can Help The Northern California Fire Victims

 
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There is no question that the recent California fires have impacted us all on some level. KJM stands united with the awareness that first and foremost we are human, connected as individuals and greater communities.   In times like this we can’t help but feel the suffering of collective loss, especially when it’s so close to home.  

Many of our KJM clients and friends have shared stories on their experiences in the fires and the greater impact it’s had on their lives and those they love.   Stories of people opening their homes for shelter and donating everything from money to clothing are abundant.  In Truckee-Tahoe, we have various organizations coordinating funding as well as upcoming events to raise funds for families who’ve been affected.  

If you have been impacted by the fires and need additional help with your Truckee-Tahoe residence, please let us know and we are happy to support you and your property. 

Ways to help fire victims in Northern California:

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NorCal Fire Benefit and Music festival

Alibi Ale Works, Truckee
Sunday, November 12
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Alibi Ale Works in Truckee is throwing an all day music festival on Sunday, November 12 from 12 PM to 10 PM to support the victims of the Northern California Wildfires.  1/2 off beers all day, food, live music and fun! Proceeds from the event will go to the North Bay Fire Relief Fund.

 

Rising from the Fire Art Show to Benefit Wildfire Victims

High Vibe Society Artisan Collective, South Lake Tahoe
Sunday, November 5, 2017
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

The Tahoe Activist Artists are an art group that seek to respond to the challenges of our times. The reception will feature live music, fire dancers, food and beverages from MoonHouse Brewhouse. The artists will be donating proceeds of their sales to help relief efforts in Puerto Rico, the Northern California wildfires, Live Violence Free, and Bread and Broth 4 Kids.

 

Go Fund Me

Donation website, Go Fund Me, has multiple campaigns set up to help individuals, families, organizations or business. You can choose to donate to an individual campaign or support the Official CA Fire Relief Fund.

 

Redwood Credit Union

Redwood Credit Union, in partnership with the RCU Community Fund, Inc., The Press Democrat, and Senator Mike McGuire, is taking donations to support the North Bay Fire Relief Fund supporting the immediate needs of community members most impacted by the fires.100% of your tax-deductible donations will go directly to support those affected.

 

Open Your Homes to those in need

Airbnb has started an Open Homes program to provide free shelter for displaced residents and relief workers who have been deployed to help. Airbnb is asking hosts living near the affected area to open up their homes for free. The program has been expanded so residents of San Francisco, Berkeley, and Oakland can now sign up to host evacuees.

A Google docs page has also been created to help connect evacuees with people opening up their homes separate of a formal program.

 

pets and animals need help, too!

You can donate to local animal shelters, which are housing pets for people who were evacuated. Many shelters have a no-pets policy, which forces pet owners to find other options. Here are local shelters that can use donations:

 via The Press Democrat

via The Press Democrat