Funders and Nonprofits Get Together to Talk About Helping After the North Bay Fires

Nov 29, 2017

United Way slide from Resilience Convening meeting November 28 in Rohnert Park.
Credit KRCB/Steve Mencher

At a "Resilience Convening" this week, more than 150 community nonprofits gathered in Rohnert Park. They heard from some of the organizations that have sprung up since the North Bay fires to collect and distribute funds for the recovery.

Elizabeth Brown, CEO of Community Foundation, Sonoma County welcomed the attendees– including KRCB news director Steve Mencher–with an insight into what everyone in the room has been grappling with for nearly two months.

The funders represented included:

Listen to the complete set of presentations below.

Part One: Elizabeth Brown, Community Foundation, Sonoma County; Consultant Wendy Todd; Mike Kallhoff, United Way of the Wine Country; Daniel Lurie, Tipping Point Community; Susan Shaw, UnDocuFund.

Part Two: Matt Martin, Redwood Credit Union; Darius Anderson, Rebuild North Bay; Elizabeth Brown, Community Foundation, Sonoma County.