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Donations to be collected in Spokane for Wellpinit fire victims; Donations also being accepted for Yale Road Fire

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

A donation drive will be held in downtown Spokane on Thursday for the victims of the Cayuse Fire near Wellpinit. 

So far the fire has burned more than 17,000 acres and 13 homes have been lost. As of Wednesday morning, the town of Wellpinit, the hub of the Spokane Reservation, remains under a Level 2 evacuation. There are some areas outside of Wellpinit under Level 3 evacuation orders. 

Donations for the victims of this fire will be accepted on Thursday, August 25, from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in downtown Spokane at 522 West Riverside, at the corner of Howard and Riverside. Curbside drop off will be available during those hours. 

General needs include non-perishable foods, water, linens and toiletries. A specific list of needs is below.

Freeman Elementary is also accepting donations for victims of the Yale Road Fire. The looking for clothes, toiletries and other basic essentials.

The shipment is set to leave for Wellpinit Friday morning.

Donation Item Needs

General Needs:

  • Bottled water
  • Gatorade
  • Coffee
  • Coffee creamer
  • Non-perishable Foods
  • Laundry Soap
  • Toiletries
  • Socks
  • Underwear (all adult sizes)
  • Belts
  • All Household Items
  • Bedding
  • Furniture
  • Appliances
  • Towels
  • Pillows
  • Pillowcases
  • Sheets
  • Lamps
  • 4 Twin beds
  • Dishes/Silverware, etc.

Immediate Needs for 7 Specific Families

Child-Girl

  • Age 2-Size 2T right now, will be in 3T by Winter
  • 3T Coat
  • Size 5 Shoes

Adult Females:

  • Small Shirts/T-shirts
  • Medium Shirts/T-shirts
  • Medium Office Work Shirts
  • Large Shirts/Sweatshirts
  • Large Office Work Shirts
  • Youth 10-12 shirts
  • Medium Coat
  • Shoes: Size 5, 6.5 and 8
  • Pants/Jeans Sizes: 5, 7-8, 10, 12 Youth 10-12

Adult Males:

  • Medium Shirts/T-shirts
  • Large Shirts/T-shirts
  • Large Long-Sleeved Shirts
  • XL Shirts/T-shirts
  • 15-1/2 Medium Size
  • Office Work Clothes-Medium/Large Shirt
  • Medium Coat
  • Pants:
  • 30x38 Jeans
  • 32x34
  • 33x30 (31) Pants/Jeans
  • 30x36 Pants
  • 36x30
  • Office Work Clothes 33x30
  • 33x32
  • 33x32 Black Pants

Shoes

  • 7
  • 7.5-8
  • 8.5
  • 9
  • 9-1/2-10
  • 10
  • 10 Extra Wide E
  • Cowboy Boots:Size 7

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