Rinker Fire Relief Fund

Many people have lost so much in our community over the last few days due to unprecedented wildfires in Sonoma County.  Two of those people are some of the most important people in my life.  Janelle & Brent Rinker had very little time to evacuate in the early morning hours as fire raged through their neighborhood of Coffey Park on Monday.  Less than 24 hours later their worst fears were confirmed as they learned that their home, which they had purchased just over a year before and had spent countless dollars & hours of hard work to make their very own, was gone.  Because of the swiftness of the fire they were only able to grab a few of their most important possesions, including their precious pup Angus, and a Raiders onesie for the bundle of joy they will be welcoming into their lives in a few months time.  I am grateful that they made it out of their home safely and that they have an amazing blessing to look forward to "during this little speed bump in their lives" as Brent calls it.  If you feel so inclined to help them as they navigate this speed bump your support would be greatly apprecated not only by Janelle, Brent, Angus & Baby Rinker, but by all of us who love them so very much.
(There is also a shared Gofundme for Janelle & Brent and our other dear friends, Darin and Samantha.  If you have already donated via that account I thank you immensely for your support of both of these wonderful couples.  Those funds will be split evenly between them so it is not necessary to donate to both.)  
Thank you from the bottom of my heart,
Marlee Patereau
Santa Rosa, CA
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Organizer and beneficiary

Marlee Patereau 
Santa Rosa, CA
Janelle Rinker 
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