First Friday for Families Fundraiser - CZU Fire

Over here at First Friday Santa Cruz it's been hard to find the words this past week, as myself and thousands of others have been evacuated from our homes in the Santa Cruz Mountains. We've painstakingly watched on social media as our friends announce everyday that they've lost their homes. It. Is. DEVASTATING. Our community is in NEED. Our FAMILIES are in need.

First Friday is coming up and we are rallying artists together to donate their work for a special First Friday for Families fundraising event for local families who have lost their homes in the CZU Lightning Complex Fire.

Check out our website, Facebook and Instagram pages to see participating artists and venues. On First Friday, September 4, you'll be able to purchase local art with 100% of the proceeds going directly to families who have lost their homes.

@firstfridaysantacruz on Instagram will be hosting artists all day selling their work and many local business and galleries will be hosting events as well. More details about participating artists and venues coming soon here and on our website,

Purchases of artworks are made directly with the artists and venues. All money they receive for art will be donated here. You can also donate here directly without making a purchase.

As the director of First Friday Santa Cruz and a 13 year Santa Cruz Mountain resident, you can rest assured this fundraiser is 100% legitimate. I am directly connected to families who have lost their homes and 100% of money raised will go directly in the hands of these families.

We LOVE the Santa Cruz Mountains and the families who live there! #supportlocalfamilies and give back!


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  • Tiffany Van Alst 
    • $175 
    • 5 d
  • Heather Richman 
    • $90 
    • 26 d
  • Marylou Lamb 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Ruby R Agresta 
    • $200 
    • 1 mo
  • Paul Towne 
    • $200 
    • 2 mos
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Bree Karpavage 
Ben Lomond, CA

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