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£1,390raised of £10,000 target by 34 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.

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  • The UK Wine Trade4 days ago
    The UK Wine Trade

    The UK Wine Trade

    4 days 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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34

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Oct 16, 2017

    £75.00

  • Sarah Jane Evans

    Sarah Jane Evans

    Oct 16, 2017

  • Rosemary George

    Rosemary George

    Oct 15, 2017

    £50.00

  • Jane Dilworth-Thomas

    Jane Dilworth-Thomas

    Oct 15, 2017

    £50.00

  • Susie & Peter

    Susie & Peter

    Oct 14, 2017

    Well done Roberson. Here's to everyone affected by these terrible fires. This finest of wine regions will no doubt rebuild and emerge stronger than ever in time.

    £50.00

  • Ella Lister

    Ella Lister

    Oct 14, 2017

    Heartbreaking. Stay strong and stay safe

    £30.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Oct 14, 2017

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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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