A blog on progressive news and politics on both the California and Nevada sides of Lake Tahoe which aims at helping to elect Democrats and Turn Tahoe Blue. The blog is written from Germany by a former German exchange student at George Whittell High School in Zephyr Cove, Nevada.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Tahoe Fire - How You Can Help

Unfortunately, the Angora fire in South Lake Tahoe hasn't been extinguished, yet. Further evacuations were necessary. To get the latest on the fire, photos and video go to Tahoe Daily Tribune, OurTahoe.org, Reno Gazette-Journal or Sacramento Bee.

If you want to help, I'm sure you'll a way from the list from the Reno Gazette-Journal:

Housing Assistance

* Free Housing For Seniors - Sierra Place, 1111 West College Pkwy., Carson City (775) 841-4111
* Red Cross - South lake Tahoe Rec. Ctr., 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, (530) 542-6056
* United Way of Northern Nevada - (775) 322-8668

Food, Clothes and Toys

* Food Bank of Northern Nevada - (775) 331-3663
* Reno Rodeo Foundation - 6121 Lakeside Dr. (RE/MAX Bldg.), Reno - (775) 851-3505
* Squaw Valley - (530) 583-6985
* Spoiled Rotten Pets - 748 S. Meadows Pkwy., Suite A-3, Reno (775) 829-7886
* Red Cross - South Lake Tahoe Rec. Ctr., 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, (530) 542-6056
* Bio Green - 3785 Baker Lane, Suite 202, Reno (775) 329-7272
* Custom Aire Mechanical - 2205 Glendale Ave., Suite 143, Sparks (775) 331-3337
* South Lake Tahoe Jail - 1051 Al Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe (530) 573-3030
* United Way of Northern Nevada - (775) 322-8668
* Together for Tahoe Wed June 27th, 6am-6pm, Atlantis Casino Resort Spa west parking lot, South Virginia & Peckham Lane. Cash, nonperishable food, seasonable clothing, blankets, pet food.
* Casino Fandango in Carson City is taking donations 775-885-7000
* Ice Box Kitchens is a drop off location for victims of the fire. They are looking for bottled water, personal hygiene items, and blankets. 775-829-1964
* Carson Valley Christian Center Drop off any supplies for the fire
1095 Stephanie way just south of Carson. Call: Laura Cotter 775-781-0633
* US Bearings & Drives in Sparks have set up donation boxes for the vitims of the Angora fire. They are asking for blankets and non-perishable food.
* Oak Harbor Freight Lines Offering pick-up of donations for businesses only and will drive to South Lake Tahoe
8960 Terabyte Drive, Reno, NV Call: 775-851-9100
* Sierra Place Retirement is offering free accommodations to senior citizens affected by the Angora Fire.

Pet Assistance

* Dr. Bree Montana (530) 414-0832 or (530) 546-7522
* Susan Paul (775) 720-3773
* Jeanine Chaney, DVM & Dave Haebler, DVM - (775) 884-4362
* Horse Pastures for victims in Carson Valley - (775)721-1574
* All Creatures Animal Hospital - Taking all animals, including horses, cats, dogs, snakes. Extra stalls available.
6474 Bonde Lane, Reno, NV Call: 775-851-3151
* Spoiled Rotten Pet Boutique in South Meadows is taking donations for fire victims. They are asking for things like blankets, pillows, warm clothes, bottled water, diapers, baby formula, baby food, etc. They are also taking monetary donations Call: 775-829-7886
* Four Paws 530-542-2377 - Taking small pets for people with Pet Network
* Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care 530-577-2273 - Will take injured-wild animals
* Jenny Austin is donating her services by transporting large animals..like horses.


* Debra Manley, the facilitator for "Stuff Ministries" in Gardnerville, has enough on hand to help three families that lost their homes stock their kitchens and bathrooms with supplies.
775-782-1700 x253, dmanley@maxtonvalve.com
* South Lake Tahoe residents affected by the Angora Fire are welcome to bring any towable assets to Sierra-at-Tahoe Resorts for storage.
530-659-7453 x400
* Rockwood Tree Service - 775-832-0777, Beth Moxley
Her company will donate chippers and cutters to clean up the areas of devastation.



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