Rebuilding Our Community

Sonoma County has been through so much over the past week, with wildfires raging out of control throughout much of Santa Rosa, Calistoga, Sonoma and even Napa County, the landscape of our hometown is forever changed. Families lost homes, businesses went up in smoke and unfortunately lives were lost. Not one of us can say this hasn’t affected us on a very personal level, knowing multiple people who lost their homes or even sadly, their lives. My husband David Astobiza, owner of Sole Desire, and our family tragically lost our home in the Tubbs fire and sadly fellow employees suffered the same fate, losing homes they had owned for over 20 years. We are just a few examples of the devastation that these wildfires have caused our community. We will rebuild and be stronger because of this but in the meantime we will continue to support and reach out to those who lost so much.

Beauty from ashes, a phrase I keep reflecting on since this tragedy struck our beautiful county. There has honestly been such an outpouring of love and support for those affected by the fires, including myself, the community feel that we once had has been restored and we will be forever changed because of it.

Sole Desire is committed to helping those affected by the fires, rebuild their lives and our community. With all funds donated we will be able to donate shoes, money and accessories to those in need and with your support we can help rebuild so many lives that have been been affected by the North Bay wildfires.

We appreciate the love and support for our hometown! #SonomaCountyStrong #LoveIsThickerThanSmoke


The Astobiza Family
  • Kevin Downs  
    • $40 
    • 45 mos
  • Tony Adams 
    • $50 
    • 46 mos
  • Janis Johnson 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
  • Sambath Um 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
  • Paul Sylvia 
    • $150 
    • 46 mos
See all


Michele Pellagrini-Astobiza 
Santa Rosa, CA
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