Auburn Disaster Relief Fund

49 Fire: Emotional loss, financial burden

Not all Auburn residents were protected by insurance when they lost everything in last year’s 49 Fire. Brenda Hurley lived in a rented house on Cedar Mist Lane and lost almost ...

Another View: Thank you from Auburn Disaster Relief Fund

On Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, our community was devastated by a wildfire that destroyed 63 homes and businesses in the heart of our community. But the fire destroyed more than homes a ...

Disaster relief fund helping 30 families and counting

If Steve Galyardt is lucky, he’ll have given out about $20,000 in the next couple of weeks. The Community 1st Bank vice president and spokesman for the Auburn Disaster Relief F ...

Our View: 49 Fire relief money must get to needy quickly

Relief is in sight for some 49 Fire victims, and it can’t come a moment too soon. Some 2-1/2 months after the devastating fire ravaged North Auburn neighborhoods, the community ...

Distribution plan in place for 49 Fire relief fund

The Auburn Disaster Relief Fund committee announced Monday it has found a group to disburse $40,000 cash to 49 fire victims. Committee leaders said that the Salvation Army will w ...

Regional Park benefit concert raises funds, spirits for victims of 49 Fire

For Tamara Starr, a benefit at North Auburn’s Regional Park with six bands, plenty of food and a crowd full of new and old friends on Sunday made post-49 Fire life a little more ...

Benefit to help 49 Fire victims

Benefit in the Park When: noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20 Where: Regional Park, Richardson Drive, North Auburn What: Six bands, food, tributes to 49 Fire recovery efforts --- ...

Want to give back? Bring extra change to Sunday’s music fest

Scott Holbrook can’t keep from smilin’. The Auburn Recreation District board member, whose “keep smilin’” valediction signs off most of his letters and conversations, is ...