Happy New Year from all of us at Rebuild NorthBay Foundation! We continue to be inspired by the resiliency and generosity of our community and all across the state of California. Together we can recover, rebuild and reimagine a better tomorrow.
As of November 8th, construction on the new Hopper Ave Wall is officially underway! This new wall is chosen by the neighborhood, for the people, and at no cost to them. We are making our way through this journey together -- until the last family is home.
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"The U.S. House on Jan. 16 passed legislation that would allow North Coast grape growers to tap emergency funding to compensate them for losses incurred because of smoke taint in 2018.
Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, offered an amendment to the overall legislation that would allow growers in Lake and Mendocino counties to be eligible for federal funding. Growers in those areas had their grapes rejected by wineries during last year’s harvest because of smoke damage to their crop from the Mendocino Complex fires in the summer." ... See MoreSee Less
We've spent the past few days in New Orleans with leaders from Sonoma County, New Orleans, Houston and other disaster affected areas via Impact Experience. Grateful for the opportunity to learn, share lessons, and strategize on how we can respond, recover and reimagine the work. ... See MoreSee Less
"As they confronted the myriad complexities involved in rebuilding their house, they sensed the urgency imposed by the knowledge that come October their insurance will no longer pay rental assistance." ... See MoreSee Less
Larkfield Estates and Mark West Estates approached Rebuild Northbay Foundation requesting assistance for approximately one mile of common perimeter fencing.
Both neighborhoods were decimated in the fires and neither neighborhood has the means to replace the fence. This is an unmet need.