We’re extremely devastated by the Oakland fire. The Bay Area art scene is full of such talented, creative, and magical minds; it hurts so much to have lost so many.
Here are some ways to help survivors and families who were affected.
YouCaring Fire Relief Fund for Victims of Ghostship Oakland Fire
Created by The Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, in coordination with the Oakland Mayor’s Office and the American Red Cross.
Oakland United Benefit Concert
Featuring Primus, Geographer, Rogue Wave, Tycho, Thao Nguyen,tUnE-yArDs, and more. All ticket proceeds to go to The Gray Area Foundation for the Art’s Oakland fire relief fund.
Oakland A’s YouCaring Fund for Oakland Fire
The Oakland Raiders, Oakland A’s, and Golden Gate Warriors will each match up to $50,000 of donations.
Ghost Ship Fire: Residents Support
A fundraiser for the 20 residents of Satya Yuga/Ghost Ship that lost their homes in the fire. Created by Reina Lam, account director of Oakland-based video production company Glass & Marker.
Individual campaigns for Oakland fire victims and their families:
- Michela Gregory
- Alex Vega
- Alex Ghassan
- Andrew Ruiz
- Sara Hoda
- David Cline
- Jose Avalos
- Travis Hough
- Benny Langfur
- David Last
- Donna Kellogg
- Chase Nex Iuguolo
- Griffin Madden
- Ara Jo
- Amanda (Allen) Kershaw
- Vanessa Plotkin
- David Calvera
- Help Lilo Recover
We tried our best to make this list as exhaustive as possible. If there’s a campaign or benefit event to add, please feel free to let us know at email@example.com.
Sources include East Bay Express, New York Times, Huffington Post, and SF Weekly.