Eastern Sierra community comes forward to help Big Pine fire victims

Lots of folks in the Eastern Sierra now come forward to help the people wholost everything in the Big Pine fire. firebpmhome

After a community meeting at the town hall, we talked to Methodist Church Reverend Karen Moore. She gave us a run down of ways to help and aid available to fire victims:

* Big Pine School website includes lists of info. www.bp.k12.ca.us

* Donations to a bank account at AltaOne Federal Credit Union

* Clothes, food, housewares and other items available at the Methodist Church from sunrise to sunset. Also, you can donate items by taking them to the church.

* A free dinner Friday night, 4 to 7pm at the Methodist Church. Bring Kmart or Vons cards to give to families in need.

* IMACA will receive donations and offer aid for accommodations to those in need.

* High Country Market in Big Pine will receive donations and set up accounts for families.

* The First Baptist Church of Big Pine will help with food, clothing and shelter. Go to the church at 293 Chestnut St.

* Month to month rentals are needed for fire victims. If you know of rentals, contact Reverend Karen Moore or Big Pine School.

* Tom’s Place will accept donations for victims of the Center Fire.

* The Big Pine Post Office will take donations.

* Alex Printing will offer free copy service for all victims of the Center Fire.

* Preferred Septic will donate toilets, roll-off bins and dumpsters. 873-5699

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