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How You Can Help Victims of the Napa Quake

Last week’s earthquake left Napa shaken, but not defeated, so don’t worry wine lovers our favorite wines will not be disappearing. With that being said the damage to people homes and businesses has been severe and growing everyday as they continue to survey the damage. As a member of this community, the spirit of the people from the Napa region has been inspiring. Many who live in the area had devastating damage to their homes, but you don’t hear many complaining. If you look on social media you see a community that is trying to help each other and remains positive. To add to everything, the quake hit at the beginning of harvest which is the busiest time of year for wine country. Not only are people repairing their homes, they are getting their wineries back together and pushing through the start of harvest.

So you might be wondering what you can do to help? Here are a few local resources if you want to help:

Napa Valley Vintners Community Relief Disaster Fund: This fund goes to helps the recovery efforts for local residents and businesses. You can donate using your credit card by visiting http://www.napavintners.com/earthquake/donate.asp or mail a check donation to:
Napa Valley Community Foundation
3299 Claremont Way, Suite 2
Napa, CA 94558

Napa Valley Food Bank: The food bank sustained damage and is in need of help. You can make a credit card donation by visiting https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/CommunityActionofNapaValle/donate.html. Checks and nonperishable food donations should be mailed and delivered to:
1766 Industrial Way
Napa, CA 94558

Solano Napa Habitat for Humanity: You can volunteer or donate using a credit card by visiting solanonapahabitat.org. If donating, be sure to indicate that your donation is for earthquake relief. You can also mail checks designated for earthquake relief to:
5130 Fulton Drive, Suite R
Fairfield, CA 94534