Yakama-White Swan Wild Fires Disaster Relief

Consider this Yakima Herald headline:

White Swan fire aftermath: 'We have nothing' White Swan residents return to scene of massive blaze, called the county's worst: 'No place has lost 20 homes'

Donations for the Yakama-White Swan families: Household items/toys can be brought to the Toppenish Armory, 326 S. Division St., Toppenish, WA 98948. Non/perishable food can be delivered to the 14 Tribes Room at Yakama Heritage Restaurant, 280 Buster Rd., Toppenish, WA 98948.

For folks in Seattle, the Seattle Indian Health Board will collect donations at the Pearl Warren Building, 606 12th Avenue S., Seattle, WA. Contact LaVerne S'eiltin Wise to make arrangements: 206-834-4001.

Monetary donations can be made at any Bank of America branch, payable "Confederated Tribes & Bands of the Yakama Nation - White Swan Relief Fund," or mailed to Yakama Nation CFO Henry Roy, PO Box 151, Toppenish, WA 98948. Tribal switchboard: 509-865-5121.