The Taylor Bridge/Cle Elum Wild Fire continues to burn...

With so many displaced families, pets, and individuals, you may be wondering how you can help.  Here's how:

The American Red Cross is currently taking donations of personal items, non-perishable food items and cash.  They are located at 302 South 2nd Street in Yakima.  800-733-2767

There are also some local business that are taking donations for the fire victims on behalf of the Red Cross, they are:

-Holiday Inn in Ellensburg, 1620 Canyon Road, 509.962.9400 (All fire victims can go to the Holiday Inn in Ellensburg 24/7 to get what they may need)

-Bubba's Custom Tattoo in Selah, 316 South 1st Street

-Behind The Chute in Union Gap, 2640 Main Street

-Cowgirl Bling in Zillah, 505 1st Avenue

-Speak Easy Sports Bar in Yakima, 104 South 3rd Street

-Graf Investments in Selah, 410 South 1st Street

-Pacific Northwest Spine in Yakima, 1017 South 40th Avenue

-The Sports Center in Yakima, 214 East Yakima Avenue

-The Rib Shack in Union Gap, 2511 Main Street

-Yakima Cooperative, 501 South Front Street

-Time After Time Resale Shoppe in Yakima, 5808 Summitview Avenue

-Homestretch Espresso in Sunnyside, 2890 Allen Road

-Burger Ranch in Selah, 9 South 1st Street

 

-You can also get ahold of the Ellensburg Chamber of Commerce at: 509.925.2002

More specifically, they are in need of Shoes, infant care needs ie: Formula and Diapers.  Also, Clothing, Blankets, Pillows, Coats, Shoes and Personal Hygiene Items.  Bottled Water.

 

The Yakima Red Cross and KIMA TV will be conducting a Telethon on Friday from 5:30am to 7:30pm to collect monetary donations for the victims.  More info to come.

It's also really easy to over look the pets in all of this.  There are pets turning up at the Ellensburg Animal Shelter and Ellensburg Animal Hospital.  Pets are also being dropped off and cared for at the Kittitas County Fairgrounds.  If you are missing a pet or would like to help, please get ahold of the following:

-Ellensburg Animal Shelter, 1007 South Industrial Way, Ellensburg. 509.962.7246

-Ellensburg Animal Hospital, 1800 Vantage Highway, Ellensburg. 509.925.2833

-Kittitas County Fairgrounds, 512 North Poplar, Ellensburg. 509.933.8236

Mostly, they are in need of volunteers at the Kittitas Country Fairgrounds.  They will also accept dog, cat and horse feed and also cash.