Fri 11/16: Resources, for those who can help and for those who need it.

This will be updated as new notices come in.

Farm worker assistance

Help the people who feed us here: https://805undocufund.org/

This is a farm in Camarillo. And workers.

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Photo credit : Andy Holzman

(From Martha Martinez-Bravo) Marginalized communities are the most impacted by natural disasters like our local California fires, due to the lack of resources…employers not only expect their farm workers to work during these hazardous conditions but they don’t always provide masks as protection. Grassroot and non-profit organizations have stepped in to distribute masks. During the Camarillo Springs fire, workers were fired for leaving during the fire.

Our farm workers feed us. They are valuable, they are loved, and should be respected. Please donate to 805 Undocufund. They are an exceptional organization whom I support. They were also the recipient of a peace award for our county.

Where to get information. Where to donate money, item, service – Where to get help.

805 HELP

  • I am a survivor in NEED.
  • I want to help my neighbor
  • Current special requests
  • Interactive Shelter Map
  • VCEmergency.com

Help

Go here.

Chabad of the Conejo

A distribution center will serve those impacted by the Woolsey and Hill fires. The center, at 30345 Canwood St. in Agoura Hills, is collecting items to be distributed. Organizers are hoping to collect gift cards, children’s gear like strollers and high chairs, clothing that is new or in good condition, phone chargers, toiletries and hotel or motel vouchers. Those wishing to donate or pick up supplies can come to the center daily between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. For more information, contact Rabbi Moshe Bryski at rabbi@chabadconejo.com or call the office at 818-991-0991.

Meathead Movers will transport items to support California fire victims.

Go here for more details.

Fill those trucks

On-going events and fundraisers

Ventura County Community Foundation:

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The foundation along with the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Amgen Foundation, California Community Foundation and  city of Thousand Oaks, is collecting money for families, law enforcement and organizations providing support victims of the Borderline Bar & Grill shooting. To donate,  or apply for aid, go to www.vccf.org or call Bonnie Giles at 805-330-6681.

“Lemonade Stand” Fundraiser for Fire Victims

Facebook link here.

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“Want to join me in supporting a good cause? The Community is raising money for Ventura County Community Foundation and your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. Every little bit helps. Thank you for your support. I’ve included information about Ventura County Community Foundation below.

#epiclemonade

To promote and enable philanthropy to improve our community for good and for ever.

United Way of Ventura County 

In partnership with the United Way of Los Angeles, the United Way of Ventura County has launched a Disaster Relief Fund to help those impacted by the fires. You can donate to it by texting “UWVC” or “2018fires” to 41444 or visiting https://www.unitedwayla.org/en/give/disaster-relief-fund.

California FIRE Foundation

Here.

Events for this weekend

(VC Star)

Friday, Nov. 16: Stonefire Grill, Proactive Sports Performance, Justine’s Catering and other businesses will put on a community Thanksgiving dinner for victims of the Woolsey Fire and Borderline Bar & Grill shooting as well as first responders. The Borderline, Woolsey Fire Victims Community Thanksgiving will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Proactive Sports Performance, 3155 Willow Lane. People will need to provide proof of residency and are asked to bring a valid ID.

Friday, Nov. 16:
11-5, 2860 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Buy or donate baked goods or BOTH!

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Friday, Nov. 16 and Saturday, Nov. 17: Aldabella Winery will donate all proceeds to families touched by the Borderline Bar & Grill shooting and the Woolsey and Hill fires. The winery, at 3111 Via Colinas in Westlake Village, is open from 5 p.m. to midnight Friday and noon to midnight Saturday.

Friday, Jan. 12 and Saturday, Jan. 13: REO Speedwagon will perform a pair of benefit concerts at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza’s Fred Kavli Theatre. All proceeds from the concerts will go to the Ventura County Community Foundation, which has set up funds for those impacted by the Borderline Bar & Grill shooting and Woolsey and Hill fires. REO Speedwagon had already been scheduled to perform at the Kavli Theatre on Jan. 12 but added the Jan. 13 concert and turned both into events to benefit the community. Tickets for the second show went on sale Thursday at noon. Tickets, priced at $61-$131, are available at the Civic Arts Plaza Box Office, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., or through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com. For more information, call 805-449-2787 or visit www.civicartsplaza.com.

 

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