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North Bay Fire Relief Fund: Final Report to Our Community Photo credit: Kent Porter, The Press Democrat RCU’s Brett Martinez, Press Democrat’s Steve Falk and Senator Mike McGuire present NBFRF gift cards to Superintendent Calloway for students impacted by the ﬁres. Thanks to over 41,100 generous donors, the North Bay Fire Relief Fund (NBFRF) was able to support immediate needs of North Bay ﬁre survivors. Disaster relief typically includes 3 phases: 1. RELIEF: Immediate support in the ﬁrst 120 days 2. RECOVERY: Typically 1-2 years 3. REBUILD: Several years following a disaster The North Bay Fire Relief Fund was created to support the Relief phase—our focus has been on serving immediate needs of ﬁre survivors. North Bay Fire Relief Fund Results Following is how 100% of donations were used to support ﬁre survivors in the four impacted counties (Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino & Lake): Photo credit: Christopher Chung, The Press Democrat What’s Next: Recovery & Rebuild Phases & Groups It will take everyone working together to restore what’s been lost. Many nonproﬁts, community and government groups are addressing the next phases of recovery and rebuild, including: • Rebuild Northbay Foundation • Community Foundation Sonoma County • Napa Valley Community Foundation • Community Foundation of Mendocino County NBFRF provided 56 nonproﬁts with grants to continue support to ﬁre survivors, including ﬁnancial, food and housing assistance. Fire survivors are encouraged to visit: rcucommunityfund.org/north-bay-ﬁre-relief/grants for the list of nonproﬁts available to assist. NBFRF will accept donations through 5 pm on 2/15/18. Total Donated and Disbursed/Allocated $32,028,981 Support included: $20,498,854 to people who lost homes and/or experienced economic hardship, including: • 6,593 ﬁre survivors • 102 ﬁrst responders • 2,253 K-12 and college students $9,587,586 Our Heartfelt Thanks On behalf of the RCU Community Fund, the Press Democrat, Senator Mike McGuire and Redwood Credit Union, we thank the generous donors to the North Bay Fire Relief Fund. We also thank the many nonproﬁts, organizations and companies for your support of our community and neighbors in need. Together, we made a difference! to support nonproﬁts providing services to aid immediate needs of ﬁre survivors. $1,000,000 for small businesses impacted by the ﬁres $942,541 to support ﬁre survivor health and well-being, including: • Temporary-to-permanent housing • Health and dental care • Lost sporting equipment to support impacted kids • Holiday programs Thank you to our corporate donors! Community Champions $1,000,000 or more: Community Heroes - $500,000 or more: Community Supporters - $100,000 or more: Marc and Lynne Benioff ErnestL.&RuthW.FinleyFoundation Community Leaders - $200,000 or more: Media Supporters Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc. (RCUCF) is a 501 (c)(3) nonproﬁt organization—Tax ID #47-5084832. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.