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Karisa Centanni
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Offers of Housing, Food, Water, Sanitation, WiFi, Pet Support, More

This came to me on 10/16/17 in response to our call for support and needs

Passing it on.


Here is a humane landlord's offer for housing assistance.

If you know someone who has been displaced because of the fires, please get in touch with Stephanie St. James. Here's what she said:

I have apartments in Petaluma, Vacaville, Benicia and Martinez available immediately for people in need.

•Immediate move-in to any ready apartment

•Waived application fees

•Waived security deposit (or additional deposit for pets)

•Credit will not play a factor in a person's ability to reside

•We will waive our 30-day move-out notice requirement

•No maximum occupancy guidelines

•No renters insurance requirement

•Free/Reduced rental pricing

•Pets: No breed restrictions, no number of pet restrictions

(925) 239-9453 But please use the email address if you can, they're getting swamped with requests!


This is what they need to know:

1) Names

2)phone number

3)email address

4)desired location

5)# of people

6) # of pets

7)Were you a renter or owner

8)lose your home or just evacuated

9)want long term or short term

These are the kind of owners California needs.

Please share.

For those displaced or who know someone who is, please see this amazingly long list of organizations offering the following for free to evacuees: 


• Amy's Drive Thru in Rohnert Park: offering free meals to those evacuated. If you choose to pay for a evacuees meal, 100% of that money will be donated to help in the aids effort. (10/10/17 3:30pm)

• Nopalito (10/10/17): offering free burritos from 11-3 (1905 Bodega Ave)

• McGuires is offering free food

• Mystic Theatre/McNears (10/10/17): Serving Breakfast 9-11, Serving Lunch-soup and sandwiches from 12-3, Serving Dinner from 5-8. They can deliver or make meals to go. Contact them directly at 707-765-2121

• Sauced BBQ Restaurant (10/10/17): Serving free food from 9-4, offering place to rest and view TV

• Sweet Zone (10/10/17): Offering free Gelato

• Quinua Restaurant (10/10/17): Offering free lunch

• Lagunitas, Tap Room (10/10/17): Giving away free water- bring containers and they will fill them

• Amy's in RP is offering FREE food today- limited menu. All money donated there will be given to families in need.

• The Drawing Board (10/10/17): Offering food delivery to those in need, plus a special menu for firefighters and victims.


• Comcast (10/10/17) FREE Internet/Comcast/Xfinity: Removed restrictions and opened their WiFi hotspots for all to use through Fri. 10/13 Log in as "Guest".

• Copperfield's Books Petaluma: Free wifi, allows dogs, water, stickers & crayons for children

• Mystic Theatre/McNears/The Roaring Donkey (10/10/17): Offering laptops for fire victims to use if they need to get a hold of their financial institutions or family. Ask for Sierra Bradley.

• Roaring Donkey has laptops set up and wifi and chargers for people, as needed.


• Petaluma Swim Center (10/10/17): Offering showers 8:30-10:30 am and 3:00-5:30 pm today. (Soap, Shampoo and Towels provided)

• Synergy Health Club (10/10/17): Offering free showers plus towels to those in need. Also a place to relax with couches and TV.


• Adventure Recreation – 2200 Petaluma Blvd. N. will be open until 6pm for kids to play out of the smoke. Free for fire victims. Proceeds from others will be donated to relief efforts.

• Petaluma Bowling Alley (10/10/17): Offering a free space to hang out and free games.

• Copperfield's Books Petaluma: Free wifi, allows dogs, water, stickers & crayons for children

• Sax's Joint – 317 Petaluma Blvd. S – Collecting Men's Basketball shorts and sweats, as well as socks and underwear for both men and women from 6am-4pm Tues. 10:10 to distribute to shelters.

• California Academy of Sciences Free, safe place for families during the day

• Ethical Clothing – 122 Kentucky Street. 707-769-8564. Open Tuesday. The middle room of the store is a free clothing boutique for those in need. For non-evacuees, they will also sell newly donated items for $25 a piece and donate the money to those in need.

• Yoga Hell: Free yoga classes, plus an easy drop-off donation site for locals


• Petaluma Animal Shelter (10/10/17) – Snuggle Shuttle @ Petaluma Community Center at Luchessi Park (707-778-7387) Offering pet food, water, boarding, and lost and found pet information.

• Strong's Second Chance Ranch (10/10/17): Offering to home horses, can message on Facebook

• Chanslor Ranch – Bodega Bay, Offering free beds and campsite. Kid and pet friendly. (707)875-2721

• Sonoma Humane Society – 5345 Highway 12 West, Santa Rosa. Taking in animals for boarding, lost & found animals. No cost vet treatment for burn victims, owned or stray animals affected by fires. Open 8-5 daily.

• Unleashed Dog Training for boarding and if you need a place to hang. Call at 707.763.9882

• Marin Humane Society offering free boarding

• Misc animal issues: Anyone encountering animal related issues can call 707-565-4406. This number will be available 24/7 until further notice. Donations can also be made through this line. Please be prepared to share information about the number of animals, type of animals, address and location for the animals, and any information about the families associated with the animals, if known.

• Adding:Better homes and Gardens in Sebastopol will give you a cup of coffee and wifi and you can charge your phone.  186 Main st sebastopol. Come on over.


Helpful info re Santa Rosa fires

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