Okanogan Fire Relief Fund Established
A message from Executive Director, Beth Stipe
The last 24 hours has been devastating on so many fronts for North Central Washington. Most significantly the loss of 3 brave firefighters – our hearts are broken for their families, friends and colleagues. Nothing we are experiencing remotely compares to their grief….and we grieve with them. CFNCW has been asked to establish a fund to support the ongoing losses of primary residences in Okanogan county and specifically the communities of Riverside, Nespelem, Black Canyon, Squaw Creek and Nine Mile, Omak, Twisp, and Conconully.
In addition we are still receiving word of losses from the fires in the Chelan Valley and are still recovering from the Carlton Complex Fires. On behalf of the people of North Central Washington, we can’t express often enough our heartfelt gratitude for the generosity and support of so many people who have helped our communities from all over the world. Our recovery is slow, painful, ongoing and extremely difficult. Thank you for supporting those in need.