The BEST thing about this town is it’s generous and kind community, and we in particular love our coworkers at BendTECH. That’s why it’s been an especially hard week, watching BendTECH’s own manager Jessica Hutchison, a native of Sonoma County, grapple with the news of the fires ravaging her hometown.
She’s felt helpless trying to connect with family from afar, wondering how she could help and whether to stay here or head home to Windsor. We’ve felt awful as well, hearing about the devastation her family, friends and community are facing. Jessica left for Sonoma this morning, but not before asking if it would be possible to round up a few supplies to donate to the shelters now housing so much of her community?
Yes. Yes it’s possible. Let’s do this. Jessica’s fiance, Connor, plans to meet her in Sonoma this weekend. Let’s fill his truck with the items that Sonoma residents need most. See the list below and bring what you can to BendTECH Wednesday (that’s today) and Thursday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. BendTECH is located in the 1001 Tech Center at 1001 SW Emkay.
Jessica and Connor plan to donate any items received to shelters at the Luchesi Center and the Sonoma Marin Fairgrounds. Everything helps. Let’s do this friends.
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