Help for Chief Rainbow

Chief Christiana Rainbow Plews is the Fire Chief of the Upper McKenzie Rural Fire Protection District near Blue River, Oregon where the Holiday Farm Fire has been rearing its incredible and ugly head this week. Rainbow and half a dozen of her district volunteers, had their own homes burn to the ground while they were out saving lives and mitigating damage from the fire. They lost everything. Rainbow made the call to raise the evacuation level early so that the citizens in her jurisdiction had time to get out safely. Rainbow is a full blown, grass roots, salt-of-the-earth hero. And tonight, when she stopped by our station to grab a few items, Rainbow found a fledgling grebe - a diving duck-type water bird - flopping around on the ground near her rig. And because she knows a phoenix moment when she sees it, Rainbow didn't stop until she caught this little sucker and placed him back in the river. I watched this woman in awe. Soot-covered, exhausted, tapped out, and hurting. She held a tiny creature in her arms because that's the kind of incredible human she is. Please share so the world can join me in honoring one of the most beautiful specimens of humanity that I have ever known. Cheers to Chief Rainbow.  Can we help her?51115270_1599758273291326_r.jpeg

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  • Rachel Izzo 
    • $20 
    • 1 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 10 d
  • Matthew Lightner 
    • $100 
    • 14 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 19 d
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    • $100 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Wren Arrington 
Organizer
Eugene, OR
Christiana Rainbow Plews 
Beneficiary
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