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£5,492raised of £10,000 target by 47 supporters

Weʼre raising £10,000 to support the wine communities of California

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If you've been watching the news over the past few days, you're sure to have seen the terrible pictures coming out of California. Wildfires have been raging across the northern part of state and the wine community has been severely hit. Historic vineyards have been destroyed and, more importantly, many people have lost their lives, their homes, or their livelihoods.

The money raised will be shared between the following three funds:

Sonoma County Resilience Fund - the emergency fund set up through the Community Foundation of Sonoma County, a 501c3 that supports local Sonoma County charities and has been doing so for over 30 years. They have the ability to get funds where they are needed most, at the individual level, quickly and effectively. Through the local charities they will fund a variety of needs from food distribution to shelter to health services.

Napa Valley Community Fund - started after the earthquake in 2014, this fund is similar to the Sonoma Fund in that it delivers a variety of support (shelter, food, clothes) as needed.

The Community Foundation of Mendocino County - The Foundation will provide immediate response grants to North Coast Opportunities, Inc. (NCO). Due to fires in Lake County over the past three years, NCO has developed a fair, efficient, and transparent process to distribute needed relief funds to individuals and families affected by the fires. We are grateful that they have a system in place to ensure our community members will get the help they need.

Please donate generously to this worthy cause.

The UK Wine Trade.

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  • The UK Wine Trade2 months ago
    The UK Wine Trade

    The UK Wine Trade

    2 months ago

    Our friends at Harpers released this article this afternoon. Thanks for all your continued support. The UK Wine Trade http://www.harpers.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/22489/UK_trade_reaches_out_as_Cali_fire_claims_homes,_lives_and_historic_vineyards.html

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2 months ago

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47

  • Princess and the Pinot

    Princess and the Pinot

    Nov 22, 2017

    We are donating for every California wine flight that we sold at our pop up wine bars in November. #CaliforniaLove

  • ROBERSON WINE MERCHANT

    ROBERSON WINE MERCHANT

    Nov 9, 2017

    A huge thanks to everyone who has supported the relief effort.Please keep giving.

    £1,285.00

  • M Leech

    M Leech

    Nov 7, 2017

    Nice gesture and cause. Pleased to be able to donate this way.

  • Damien Jackman

    Damien Jackman

    Nov 1, 2017

    Thank you to all in the UK wine trade that have been so supportive of the Napa and Sonoma wine communities. They remain in great spirits and can't wait to welcome visitors to their regions asap!

    £250.00

  • Justin Knock

    Justin Knock

    Nov 1, 2017

    The workers in the communities of Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino - those in the vineyards, the wineries, the schools, other public services, and local businesses - need our support the most.

    £250.00

  • Wine Bantz

    Wine Bantz

    Oct 26, 2017

    Doing our part to drink more California wines.

    £2,000.00

  • Christo Eliott Lockhart

    Christo Eliott Lockhart

    Oct 24, 2017

    Well done all for organising. sorry I could not be there.

    £20.00

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The UK Wine Trade

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London, United Kingdom

Californian Wine Specialist Roberson Wine has set up a fund to help support the wine communities, that have been affected by the wildfires in California.

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