Ghost Ship Fire: Residents Support

$31,929 of $25k goal

Raised by 597 people in 3 months
Reina Lam
on behalf of Gene Mendoza
 OAKLAND, CA
****UPDATE on Sunday March 19, 2017****

Thank you for your generous donations to our campaign and your patience as we move forward with the process of withdrawing and distributing funds to the displaced residents of Satya Yuga. All contributors have received an email stating that, after consulting with a non-profit attorney, we intend to distribute as much of your donations as possible directly to survivors, without passing the funds through a non-profit. For those of you who want to receive a tax deduction, Oakland’s own 501c3 non-profit Omni Commons has graciously stepped in place of Tloque Nauaque Teocalli as the approved organization to distribute tax deductible funds raised in this campaign. All funds will be transferred to Omni Commons' attorney’s trust account for expedient distribution to the residents in need, either through Omni Commons for tax deductible funds, or directly for non-tax deductible funds. Thank you for your compassion during a difficult time.

- Reina


****UPDATE on Monday January 9, 2017****

Hello Everyone! There are questions regarding distribution of the current funds raised and any future donations. Here is an update from the Tloque Nauaque Teocalli non-profit:

"We have completed the with drawl procedures through GoFundMe and WePay and have connected our bank account. The amount will be able to be
withdrawn next week 1/16/17. As soon the funds are available, we will be coordinating with Satya Yuga to disperse funds ASAP.   If any donors would like to receive a donation receipt for their contribution of $250 or more to please contact tnteocalli@gmail.com."

For those of you who are actively trying to donate to the campaign right now, Gofundme as put a temporary hold on contributions until the current amount has been officially withdrawn. We appreciate your eagerness to assist and donate and will be able to accept additional funds once the current amount is withdrawn on 1/16. Thank you very much for your kindness and patience!

- Reina

****UPDATE on Monday January 2, 2017****

Hello All,

As some of you have noticed, I have updated the campaign under Gene Mendoza's name. He is a representative and board member of the Tloque Nauaque Teocalli which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and public charity under section 509(a)(1). The residents of Satya Yuga have chosen this non-profit organization to process the funds and distribute them accordingly through consensus of the entire group. All funds will be processed under the organization's bank account (not Gene's personal account). As decided by the Satya Yuga residents, all funds will be distributed evenly and equally to every resident/tenant individually. The board of directors assures that cash would be most beneficial to directly address the immediate needs of every group member considering the severity of the circumstances. Thank you for your kindness, generosity, and thoughts. Wishing everyone a new year of healing, health, and progress.

- Reina
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This fund is for the 20 residents who have lost their home and all their belongings in a fire that broke out on Friday 12/2/16.


Here is an updated  CNN Article  detailing the incident, with 30 confirmed people killed, and over two dozen people missing.  The two-story Oakland warehouse called Satya Yuga - also known as Ghost Ship -  was a home, a studio, a venue, and a safe space for local artists, filmmakers, painters, musicians, dancers, and their families.  The collective loss of life, shelter, and livelihood is unimaginable.  While the community is supporting these artists' immediate needs for lodging and food, there is a long term need to rebuild all belongings lost in the fire.  

All donations to this fund will go to the residents of Satya Yuga, directly funding supplies and materials needed to support their livelihood.

For more information on those missing:
- Official family support number: 510-382-3000
Facebook Safety Check
Alameda County Sheriff's Office 

For further support, the community is coming together for the victims of the fire as well: 
Attend a Benefit Show for the Ghost Ship Residents at Honey Hive Gallery in SF this Saturday 12/10 
Google Doc: Emotional Support + Lodging

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Update 8
Posted by Reina Lam
5 days ago
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****UPDATE on Sunday March 19, 2017****

Thank you for your generous donations to our campaign and your patience as we move forward with the process of withdrawing and distributing funds to the displaced residents of Satya Yuga. All contributors have received an email stating that, after consulting with a non-profit attorney, we intend to distribute as much of your donations as possible directly to survivors, without passing the funds through a non-profit. For those of you who want to receive a tax deduction, Oakland’s own 501c3 non-profit Omni Commons has graciously stepped in place of Tloque Nauaque Teocalli as the approved organization to distribute tax deductible funds raised in this campaign. All funds will be transferred to Omni Commons' attorney’s trust account for expedient distribution to the residents in need, either through Omni Commons for tax deductible funds, or directly for non-tax deductible funds. Thank you for your compassion during a difficult time.
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Update 7
Posted by Reina Lam
2 months ago
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Hello Everyone! There are questions regarding distribution of the current funds raised and any future donations. Here is an update from the Tloque Nauaque Teocalli non-profit:

"We have completed the with drawl procedures through GoFundMe and WePay and have connected our bank account. The amount will be able to be
withdrawn next week 1/16/17. As soon the funds are available, we will be coordinating with Satya Yuga to disperse funds ASAP. If any donors would like to receive a donation receipt for their contribution of $250 or more to please contact tnteocalli@gmail.com."

For those of you who are actively trying to donate to the campaign right now, Gofundme as put a temporary hold on contributions until the current amount has been officially withdrawn. We appreciate your eagerness to assist and donate and will be able to accept additional funds once the current amount is withdrawn on 1/16. Thank you very much for your kindness and patience!

- Reina
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Update 6
Posted by Reina Lam
2 months ago
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Hello All,

As some of you have noticed, I have updated the campaign under Gene Mendoza's name. He is a representative and board member of Tloque Nauaque Teocalli which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and public charity under section 509(a)(1). The residents of Satya Yuga have chosen this non-profit organization to process the funds and distribute them accordingly through consensus of the entire group. All funds will be processed under the organization's bank account (not Gene's personal account). As decided by the Satya Yuga residents, all funds will be distributed evenly and equally to every resident/tenant individually. The board of directors assures that cash would be most beneficial to directly address the immediate needs of every group member considering the severity of the circumstances. Thank you for your kindness, generosity, and thoughts. Wishing everyone a new year of healing, health, and progress.
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Update 5
Posted by Reina Lam
3 months ago
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Thank you for your generosity and kindness. For those who are unable to pledge money, there are many ways to help those affected by the fire. Outside of physical donations to the locations listed below, there are also events happening throughout the week to show solidarity with our city and it's artists. The simple gesture of reaching out (and/or giving space) to those who are grieving will make a huge difference. This is a time for processing, healing, and rebuilding.

Please note that the funds from this campaign have *not* been withdrawn and are only pledged on GoFundMe thus far. Before we withdraw and distribute any of the money from this campaign, there will be a statement from the displaced residents of Satya Yuga and time for people to confirm their pledge. Again, thank you for contributing and spreading the word. Your support through this difficult time means the world.

Mail In Physical Donations:
Warehouse Fire Donations, 4096 Piedmont Avenue, #247, Oakland 94611

Drop Off Donations:
First Congregational Church, 2501 Harrison Street, Oakland, 94612

Tracker's Earth Donations:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Ph7RxxWDuZEyqsOqCHuA1T6DxJuaWJIu3CFlANzFo4U/htmlview?sle=true#gid=0
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Karen Marrillo Porreca
3 months ago

@Cindy Ann, I can personally confirm that the warehouse is not a rave venue because my son lives there and has lived there for over a year. I am one of the lucky ones that received a phone call to let me know my son was safe unlike too many others who still don't know if their son, daughter, sister or brother perished in this horrific fire. Before you start your rant that this is a scam please check your facts. The people that lived in the warehouse were the kindest, loving, compassionate people I have ever met. Some didn't have much but they would give you the shirt off their back even if it was the only shirt they had. Clearly, you and Mr. Henry could learn a lot from this community. If you chose not to donate - don't but keep your negativity away from these people who have not only lost everything but members of their community as well. Job well done Reina and thank you for helping my son and his warehouse mates.

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Reina Lam
3 months ago
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@Cindy Ann: Again, I'm not scamming anyone. I'm in direct contact with the residents of the warehouse and have confirmed that there are 18 adults and two children that lived there. Unless you are directly connected with the space or the people involved with this incident I implore that you stop posting inflammatory statements in all caps on well meaning campaigns for those in need.

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Jon Greer
3 months ago
5
5

Why are so many on this page being so negative? If you don't like what's going on, keep it to yourself! 30 people died, some people were living in this space (hardly uncommon, for artists or other low-income people). Take your negative rants and your negative energy somewhere else!

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Jessica Eriksen
3 months ago
5
5

"The property is one of several owned by Chor N. Ng, according to her daughter, Eva Ng, 36. She said the warehouse was leased as studio space for an art collective and not used as a dwelling. “Nobody lived there,” she told The Times, adding, “It was an art collective.” She said she had asked her leaseholders about the issue and had been reassured that nobody lived in the building. “They confirmed multiple times. They said sometimes some people worked through the night, but that is all,” she said." LA Times So by you posting this very public Go Fund Me page you are admitting that people lived there illegally and are putting the owner and the person who leased this space at serous risk for liability.

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Malakkar Vohryzek
3 months ago
5
5

So, Henry, your solution to lacking infrastructure funds with which to retrofit and upgrade old warehouses that have been privately converted to living and working units, is to spend copious amounts of resources on housing said people at a cost of nearly 65k per year each in a county lockup? You must think prohibition is a good idea too. Your solution set, as James pointed out, is judgemental and likely to cause more pain, which doesn't help a thinng. Beyond that, however, it's a stupid statement, with the fallacy of thinking it's okay to lock up people we're mad at, instead of afraid of. If you ever wonder why we have more prisoners per capita and in total numbers than anyone else on earth, just look in the mirror. It's because of people like you. James: thanks for calling out the misanthropic miscreant. Everyone else: please give if you can, losing your home and/or your workspace is never an easy matter, especially not in this particular case, and the gofundme is rather modest, considering it's likely around 20 people so affected. 100k gofundme is 1/33rd the cost of Henry Sintay's 3.3 million lock-them-up solution.

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James Davis
3 months ago
5
5

Very, very insensitive Henry, this is definitely not the time or place for your judgements on people, you are more likely to cause more pain with comments like these. Stop it.

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Jennifer Urbain
3 months ago
4
4

Please help if you can, but if you can't or don't wish to, please leave these grieving people alone. They don't need any more pain.

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Dutchess Cerraeh Laykin
3 months ago
4
4

jesus! who the fuck do you think you are - HENRY and CINDY!? seriously - could you possibly have a darker heart? your words are incredibly cruel ...may karma teach you a lesson!

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Steve Glen
3 months ago
3
3

The money raised here supports the residents lost in the fire. This campaign is legit, and supports real people.

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Deedi Massengale
3 months ago
3
3

Henry and Cindy, what?!?! Do you not know what a live work space is? This is an artist live work space, where artist and musicians shared ideas and resources for art... your ignorance is shameful! These indiviuals are moving into less desirable neighborhoods throughout the East Bay (as SF has ran them all off)- and these accomadations are affordable in what is normally a very expensive area. The coop living arrangements are powerful for all communities.... https://twitter.com/search?q=ghost+ship&ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Esearch

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Alejandra Rassvetaieff
3 months ago
2
2

Artists need safe and dignifying spaces to live and work. They keep the communities alive and vibrant. No artists= death of spirit in the cities. Love will prevail as long as we have artistic, environmental and spirituality in our cities and communities.

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Rochelle Johnson
3 months ago
2
2

The real fire relief page set up by Oakland is: https://www.youcaring.com/firevictimsofoaklandfiredec232016-706684 This will go to all who perished, who were injured, and all who were displaced from their home from this horrible fire.

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Isa A Shisha
3 months ago
2
2

it amazing that nobody is equally as pissed at the building OWNERS who completely and totally lied about not knowing if anybody lived there. unless they had not been to their own property in 4yrs?! i mean..theres bed*rooms*...a kitchen...peoples clothes etc...obviously lived in. they are trying to just use derick and micah as the scapegoats for being such slumlords that THEY get the tennants rents...not derick, he doesnt keep them to do wtf he wanted with...and they did nothing. Inspectors reached out to THEM and they just played dumb...'nooo...we dont know anything. we just thought it was warehouse for storage'....yea...right.

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Amy Palleson
3 months ago
2
2

I don't know how else to determine this information but I'd like to know if the money donated is going to the man/couple who sub-leased out this space to the artists (specifically, Derick Ion, or whatever he's calling himself) and who made that FB post where he lamented at 4:33 in the morning post-fire about how all his stuff was gone? I kinda get the vibe that this guy could be emotionally capable of attempting to profit off of this and since you don't specifically state that the money won't go to him, could you please clarify? Thank you. Regardless of the answer however, my sincere condolences to the artists and their families.

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Linny Bee
3 months ago
2
2

"When the heart speaks, it's heard by those who have a heart." Ditto to Karen, "Job well done Reina and thank you...."

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Jay Bryan Jones
3 months ago
2
2

A lot of people considering donating need to understand that this is a common living set up for artists in major metro areas trying to survive high rents. This sort of living situation exists in every major American city you can think of. It is community based living and for a lot of artists its just means to an end until they can live somewhere more normalized. The leaders of this collective, knew the risk, and anyone living in a space like this was most likely quite aware of the risk as well. It's not rocket science.The owner of the building probably didn't know people were living there but also wasn't doing a good job checking up on his property because it wouldn't have taken much to figure this out. As long as the rent showed up every month, was all that mattered to his bottom line. To be an artist takes a fair amount of risk and sometimes the risk looks less dangerous than the overall outcome. This is no excuse for the leaders of this collective, they absolutely knew better, and took it upon themselves to play god/dess. please pray for the families and friends of the victims. Please pray for all the people being blamed. And please pray that maybe one day in this country artists will be allowed to live in a way that doesn't have to involve tragedies like this. No one wins here, and spewing hatred solves nothing.

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Nick Cooper
3 months ago
2
2

Wow Henry and "Cindy" are quick and ready to be most unhelpful and cynical humans of this evening. Bad on you.

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Darold Leite
2 months ago
1
1

I HAVE LIVED THERE FOR OVER THREE YEARS FROM THE DAY I WALKED THRU THOSE DOORS MY LIFE HAS BEEN CHANGED FOR EVER.I AM 3 ARD GENERATION MUSICIAN ,MY COUSIN IS BLACK JACK WAYNE ,CHUCK WAYNE, I PLAYED WITH THEM GROWING UP. I HAVE MEET THRU THE YEARS SOME OF THE MOST TALENTED AND LOVING PEOPLE THAT YOU COULD EVER IMAGINE.MY LIFE HAS BEEN CHANGED FOR EVER BY THIS.AND WITH A HEAVEY HEART I HAVE TO SAY GOOD BY TO ALL INVOLVED MY LAST JESTURE I TOOK A CHRISTMAS TREE DOWN WITH 36 ORAMENTS AND PLACED IN FRONT OF SPACE AT 31 AVE,DERRICK AND HIS WIFE WANTED TO COME BUT THEY ARE SCARED BECAUSE PEOPLE WHO THINK THEY NO SOMETHING HAVE TO OPEN THERE MOUTHS TO CREATE HATE,THIS IS BULLSHIT ALL THE PEOPLE LOVED EACH OTHER THERE, MAY GOD HAVE PITTY ON YOUR SOUL FOR TRYING TO MAKE PEOPLE HATE THEM,FOR PEOPLE TRYING TO HELP EACH OTHER WITH WHAT LITTLE THEY HAVE,THIS IS ALL SO HARD FOR ALL OF US ,DONT JUDGE PEOPLE UNTILL YOU WALK IN THERE SHOES.ARE TO GOOD FOR THAT,PROUBLEY SO.I MY SELF SAY ITS SOO HARD TO SAY GOOD BYE TO ALL THE LOVED ONES WHO PERISHED IN THE FIRE AND TO ALL THE GOOD MEMERIES THAT I NEVER WILL SEE OR FEEL AGAIN.IAM GOING TO POST A JAM THAT TOOK PLACE WITH ME AND TWO OTHERS IN JULY DAROLD ,, KYLE..AND TOM ,THIS WAS THE FRIST TIME WE EVER PLAYED TO GETHER YOU DECIDE FOR YOUR SELF WHAT THE GHOST SHIP WAS TO US .THANK YOU AND GOD BLESS THIS WORLD NEEDS MORE LOVE THAN HATE AND THATS WHAT THE GHOST SHIP WAS.....................................................ALL ABOUT ,,,,,,,,,,,,DAROLD

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Gwen Procknow
3 months ago
1
1

Just to follow up on last comment...I have been in touch with Reina and this campaign is indeed legit and created out of love and concern for the residents that truly did loose everything in this emense tragedy! All the negativity needs to stop. There are lots of victims in this fire! Nobody living there would of EVER wished any lives to be lost. It's time for compassion and love! This nation needs it more then ever...all this negativity only breeds hatred in not only our community but our nation as a whole! And that is frightening! Access love and compassion and your donations do indeed help these individuals rebuild their lives! Much love ❤️

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Clint Jaysiyel
3 months ago
1
1

Wow.... Some of the negativity here... People died. You should be utterly ashamed of yourselves to come here and leave negative comments. What are you monsters?

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$31,929 of $25k goal

Raised by 597 people in 3 months
Created December 3, 2016
Reina Lam  
on behalf of Gene Mendoza
$110
Anonymous
24 days ago
HZ
$25
Hotel Zephyr
1 month ago
HL
$230
Hana Levin
1 month ago

Our clients at Melt Massage support the efforts to rebuild lives of those who suffered from the Ghost Ship fire. It's not much, but hopefully our contribution will help.

$10
Anonymous
1 month ago
JL
$5
Joey Lancaster
1 month ago
$80
Anonymous
2 months ago
BR
$150
Bloom Room
2 months ago
TO
$142
TMD Orlando
2 months ago

TMD: 12_30_16, ORL -> OAK Benefit

BP
$25
Bryan Price
2 months ago
$142
Anonymous
2 months ago
Karen Marrillo Porreca
3 months ago

@Cindy Ann, I can personally confirm that the warehouse is not a rave venue because my son lives there and has lived there for over a year. I am one of the lucky ones that received a phone call to let me know my son was safe unlike too many others who still don't know if their son, daughter, sister or brother perished in this horrific fire. Before you start your rant that this is a scam please check your facts. The people that lived in the warehouse were the kindest, loving, compassionate people I have ever met. Some didn't have much but they would give you the shirt off their back even if it was the only shirt they had. Clearly, you and Mr. Henry could learn a lot from this community. If you chose not to donate - don't but keep your negativity away from these people who have not only lost everything but members of their community as well. Job well done Reina and thank you for helping my son and his warehouse mates.

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Reina Lam
3 months ago
8
8

@Cindy Ann: Again, I'm not scamming anyone. I'm in direct contact with the residents of the warehouse and have confirmed that there are 18 adults and two children that lived there. Unless you are directly connected with the space or the people involved with this incident I implore that you stop posting inflammatory statements in all caps on well meaning campaigns for those in need.

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Jon Greer
3 months ago
5
5

Why are so many on this page being so negative? If you don't like what's going on, keep it to yourself! 30 people died, some people were living in this space (hardly uncommon, for artists or other low-income people). Take your negative rants and your negative energy somewhere else!

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Jessica Eriksen
3 months ago
5
5

"The property is one of several owned by Chor N. Ng, according to her daughter, Eva Ng, 36. She said the warehouse was leased as studio space for an art collective and not used as a dwelling. “Nobody lived there,” she told The Times, adding, “It was an art collective.” She said she had asked her leaseholders about the issue and had been reassured that nobody lived in the building. “They confirmed multiple times. They said sometimes some people worked through the night, but that is all,” she said." LA Times So by you posting this very public Go Fund Me page you are admitting that people lived there illegally and are putting the owner and the person who leased this space at serous risk for liability.

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Malakkar Vohryzek
3 months ago
5
5

So, Henry, your solution to lacking infrastructure funds with which to retrofit and upgrade old warehouses that have been privately converted to living and working units, is to spend copious amounts of resources on housing said people at a cost of nearly 65k per year each in a county lockup? You must think prohibition is a good idea too. Your solution set, as James pointed out, is judgemental and likely to cause more pain, which doesn't help a thinng. Beyond that, however, it's a stupid statement, with the fallacy of thinking it's okay to lock up people we're mad at, instead of afraid of. If you ever wonder why we have more prisoners per capita and in total numbers than anyone else on earth, just look in the mirror. It's because of people like you. James: thanks for calling out the misanthropic miscreant. Everyone else: please give if you can, losing your home and/or your workspace is never an easy matter, especially not in this particular case, and the gofundme is rather modest, considering it's likely around 20 people so affected. 100k gofundme is 1/33rd the cost of Henry Sintay's 3.3 million lock-them-up solution.

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James Davis
3 months ago
5
5

Very, very insensitive Henry, this is definitely not the time or place for your judgements on people, you are more likely to cause more pain with comments like these. Stop it.

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Jennifer Urbain
3 months ago
4
4

Please help if you can, but if you can't or don't wish to, please leave these grieving people alone. They don't need any more pain.

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Dutchess Cerraeh Laykin
3 months ago
4
4

jesus! who the fuck do you think you are - HENRY and CINDY!? seriously - could you possibly have a darker heart? your words are incredibly cruel ...may karma teach you a lesson!

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Steve Glen
3 months ago
3
3

The money raised here supports the residents lost in the fire. This campaign is legit, and supports real people.

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Deedi Massengale
3 months ago
3
3

Henry and Cindy, what?!?! Do you not know what a live work space is? This is an artist live work space, where artist and musicians shared ideas and resources for art... your ignorance is shameful! These indiviuals are moving into less desirable neighborhoods throughout the East Bay (as SF has ran them all off)- and these accomadations are affordable in what is normally a very expensive area. The coop living arrangements are powerful for all communities.... https://twitter.com/search?q=ghost+ship&ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Esearch

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Alejandra Rassvetaieff
3 months ago
2
2

Artists need safe and dignifying spaces to live and work. They keep the communities alive and vibrant. No artists= death of spirit in the cities. Love will prevail as long as we have artistic, environmental and spirituality in our cities and communities.

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Rochelle Johnson
3 months ago
2
2

The real fire relief page set up by Oakland is: https://www.youcaring.com/firevictimsofoaklandfiredec232016-706684 This will go to all who perished, who were injured, and all who were displaced from their home from this horrible fire.

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Isa A Shisha
3 months ago
2
2

it amazing that nobody is equally as pissed at the building OWNERS who completely and totally lied about not knowing if anybody lived there. unless they had not been to their own property in 4yrs?! i mean..theres bed*rooms*...a kitchen...peoples clothes etc...obviously lived in. they are trying to just use derick and micah as the scapegoats for being such slumlords that THEY get the tennants rents...not derick, he doesnt keep them to do wtf he wanted with...and they did nothing. Inspectors reached out to THEM and they just played dumb...'nooo...we dont know anything. we just thought it was warehouse for storage'....yea...right.

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Amy Palleson
3 months ago
2
2

I don't know how else to determine this information but I'd like to know if the money donated is going to the man/couple who sub-leased out this space to the artists (specifically, Derick Ion, or whatever he's calling himself) and who made that FB post where he lamented at 4:33 in the morning post-fire about how all his stuff was gone? I kinda get the vibe that this guy could be emotionally capable of attempting to profit off of this and since you don't specifically state that the money won't go to him, could you please clarify? Thank you. Regardless of the answer however, my sincere condolences to the artists and their families.

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Linny Bee
3 months ago
2
2

"When the heart speaks, it's heard by those who have a heart." Ditto to Karen, "Job well done Reina and thank you...."

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Jay Bryan Jones
3 months ago
2
2

A lot of people considering donating need to understand that this is a common living set up for artists in major metro areas trying to survive high rents. This sort of living situation exists in every major American city you can think of. It is community based living and for a lot of artists its just means to an end until they can live somewhere more normalized. The leaders of this collective, knew the risk, and anyone living in a space like this was most likely quite aware of the risk as well. It's not rocket science.The owner of the building probably didn't know people were living there but also wasn't doing a good job checking up on his property because it wouldn't have taken much to figure this out. As long as the rent showed up every month, was all that mattered to his bottom line. To be an artist takes a fair amount of risk and sometimes the risk looks less dangerous than the overall outcome. This is no excuse for the leaders of this collective, they absolutely knew better, and took it upon themselves to play god/dess. please pray for the families and friends of the victims. Please pray for all the people being blamed. And please pray that maybe one day in this country artists will be allowed to live in a way that doesn't have to involve tragedies like this. No one wins here, and spewing hatred solves nothing.

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Nick Cooper
3 months ago
2
2

Wow Henry and "Cindy" are quick and ready to be most unhelpful and cynical humans of this evening. Bad on you.

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Darold Leite
2 months ago
1
1

I HAVE LIVED THERE FOR OVER THREE YEARS FROM THE DAY I WALKED THRU THOSE DOORS MY LIFE HAS BEEN CHANGED FOR EVER.I AM 3 ARD GENERATION MUSICIAN ,MY COUSIN IS BLACK JACK WAYNE ,CHUCK WAYNE, I PLAYED WITH THEM GROWING UP. I HAVE MEET THRU THE YEARS SOME OF THE MOST TALENTED AND LOVING PEOPLE THAT YOU COULD EVER IMAGINE.MY LIFE HAS BEEN CHANGED FOR EVER BY THIS.AND WITH A HEAVEY HEART I HAVE TO SAY GOOD BY TO ALL INVOLVED MY LAST JESTURE I TOOK A CHRISTMAS TREE DOWN WITH 36 ORAMENTS AND PLACED IN FRONT OF SPACE AT 31 AVE,DERRICK AND HIS WIFE WANTED TO COME BUT THEY ARE SCARED BECAUSE PEOPLE WHO THINK THEY NO SOMETHING HAVE TO OPEN THERE MOUTHS TO CREATE HATE,THIS IS BULLSHIT ALL THE PEOPLE LOVED EACH OTHER THERE, MAY GOD HAVE PITTY ON YOUR SOUL FOR TRYING TO MAKE PEOPLE HATE THEM,FOR PEOPLE TRYING TO HELP EACH OTHER WITH WHAT LITTLE THEY HAVE,THIS IS ALL SO HARD FOR ALL OF US ,DONT JUDGE PEOPLE UNTILL YOU WALK IN THERE SHOES.ARE TO GOOD FOR THAT,PROUBLEY SO.I MY SELF SAY ITS SOO HARD TO SAY GOOD BYE TO ALL THE LOVED ONES WHO PERISHED IN THE FIRE AND TO ALL THE GOOD MEMERIES THAT I NEVER WILL SEE OR FEEL AGAIN.IAM GOING TO POST A JAM THAT TOOK PLACE WITH ME AND TWO OTHERS IN JULY DAROLD ,, KYLE..AND TOM ,THIS WAS THE FRIST TIME WE EVER PLAYED TO GETHER YOU DECIDE FOR YOUR SELF WHAT THE GHOST SHIP WAS TO US .THANK YOU AND GOD BLESS THIS WORLD NEEDS MORE LOVE THAN HATE AND THATS WHAT THE GHOST SHIP WAS.....................................................ALL ABOUT ,,,,,,,,,,,,DAROLD

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Gwen Procknow
3 months ago
1
1

Just to follow up on last comment...I have been in touch with Reina and this campaign is indeed legit and created out of love and concern for the residents that truly did loose everything in this emense tragedy! All the negativity needs to stop. There are lots of victims in this fire! Nobody living there would of EVER wished any lives to be lost. It's time for compassion and love! This nation needs it more then ever...all this negativity only breeds hatred in not only our community but our nation as a whole! And that is frightening! Access love and compassion and your donations do indeed help these individuals rebuild their lives! Much love ❤️

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Clint Jaysiyel
3 months ago
1
1

Wow.... Some of the negativity here... People died. You should be utterly ashamed of yourselves to come here and leave negative comments. What are you monsters?

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