LO*OP Center, Inc.

Serving Recovers communities:

Educational nonprofit umbrella for projects approved by Board of Directors.

Currently (Nov. 9, 2018) providing general logistical support to coordinate other organizations that provide direct services for CampFireButte.recovers.org

Continuing with Sonoma County fire long term recovery and future disaster preparedness.

As of Nov 12, 2018, focusing on:

1) Administering the sonomacounty.recovers.org and campfirebutte.recovers.org website

2) serving on the R.O.C. Sonoma County Volunteer Committee (local long term community response)

3) supporting the 211Sonoma Information and Referral hot line and web site

We need

  1. volunteers who already know how to post, edit and match on recovers.org to be liaisons with agencies in Chico and the Camp Fire area. Please note this when you register as a volunteer and contact the agency you would like to help directly.

  2. new volunteers who can match requests (I have a NEED) with donations on campfirebutte.recovers.org (work on your computer from home or work)

  3. administrative assistants who can verify availability of resources and update lists, websites and social media

  4. writers to craft users' guides and press releases

  5. grant writers to work with Executive Director to secure funds for this and other organizations

  6. researchers to locate sources of funds and other resources 6. trainers to run workshops or provide telephone assistance to fire survivors on how to apply for aide

We could use approximately 20 remote volunteers to work online and 20 energetic local community members to work on the ground in Paradise, Chico and affected areas.

Locations

LO*OP Center, Inc.

Mostly on the WEB In person meetings by appointment, Guerneville, CA 95446, US

Resources: matching_needs_to_donations administration information_and_referral

Needs: secretarial administrative managerial data-entry writing computer_spread_sheets computer_wordprocessing training counseling

LO*OP Center, Inc.

online www.loopcenter.org online www.sonomacounty.recovers.org or www.campfirebutte.recovers.org, Guerneville, CA 95446, US

Resources: education training planning strategy computer-use

Needs: local-agency-knowledge data-entry public-relations community-organizing logistics supply-chain

Salco Better Energy

22807 Antelope Blvd, Red Bluff, Ca. 96080, US

Family Counseling Center, Trauma Counseling- Free NOV 12. NOV 26 DEC 3RD DEC 10TH

1347 Grant St., Rancho Tehama, Ca. 96080, US

Hope Center Receiving and Sorting Center

2850 Feather River Blvd, Oroville, CA 95965, US

Resources: donations warehouse call-before-drop-off

Needs: forklifts supply-chain-management

Municipal Auditorium Distribution Center

1200 Myers Street, Oroville, CA 95965, US

Resources: clothing food hygiene hair-cuts toys blankets toilet-paper pet-food sleeping-bags books phone-chargers

Needs: people volunteers

Hope Center Camp Fire Call Center

1950 Kitrick Avenue Bldg A, Oroville, CA 95966, US

Resources: call-center

Needs: call-center volunteers

FEMA Walk-In Local Assistance Center and Disaster Recovery Center

1982 E. 20th St. Chico Mall (former Sears Building) -, Chico, CA 95928, US

Resources: multi-agency FEMA insurance information


Recent Updates

Volunteering is quicker if you go directly to an Agency that needs you.

posted about 18 hours ago by lizaloop from LO*OP Center, Inc.
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Sign up for a volunteer shift directly with Butte County Agencies. Any questions, please contact Butte County Volunteer Management Team at (530)636-0259

Not a Small Business? Contact the SBA anyway

posted about 18 hours ago by lizaloop from LO*OP Center, Inc.
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SBA is not just for commercial businesses. Disaster assistance loans are designed to provide recovery capital to businesses of all sizes, most private nonprofit organizations, as well as homeowners and renters, for their losses that are not fully covered by insurance or other compensation.

You may be eligible…

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All Remaining Evacuation Orders Lifted for the Camp Fire Area

posted about 18 hours ago by lizaloop from LO*OP Center, Inc.
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All restrictions for travel to the burn areas in Butte County have been lifted as of 16 Dec. 2018. Please be considerate of disaster survivors and don't be a disaster tourist. Only enter the burn areas if you have a legitimate reason to be there or have been invited. Information

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Camp Fire Survivor Free Store open until Dec. 16th, 1072 Marauder, Suite 220, Chico. 1 pm - 6 pm except Friday

posted 4 days ago by lizaloop from LO*OP Center, Inc.
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Campfire Survivor Freestore will be closing Sunday, Dec. 16th. We still have a ton of amazing items including housewares, clothing of all sizes includig 2x-4x womens, bedding, toiletries, warm jackets, gloves and hats, and baby and children supplies. Check out the new photos and address below!

ABSLOLUTELY NO MORE DONATIONS

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Community Meetings Set to Inform Property Owners about Fire Debris Removal 12/13 and 12/17

posted 6 days ago by lizaloop from LO*OP Center, Inc.
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The Town of Paradise and Butte County are partnering with state and federal agencies to host community meetings for property owners to learn about the Consolidated Debris Removal Program.

December 13, 2018 State Theater, 1489 Myers Street in Oroville Meetings starts at 6:30 pm

December 17, 2018 Calvary Chapel Church,…

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New Hours for Disaster Recovery Centers, 9 am to 6 pm, closed Sundays

posted 6 days ago by lizaloop from LO*OP Center, Inc.
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New Operating Hours at Disaster Recovery Centers Start Sunday Posted on December 5, 2018

Starting this Sunday, December 9, the Disaster Recovery Centers will be closed on Sundays and have new hours Monday through Saturday, open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Disaster Recovery Centers in Chico and Oroville remain…

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FEMA Flyer on Mitigating Damage to Landscapes

posted 6 days ago by lizaloop from LO*OP Center, Inc.
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Here's a bit of information that may provide some ideas for managing in the burn area...BIOENGINEERED WILDFIRE MITIGATION

Community Meeting December 4 in Oroville, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

posted 15 days ago by lizaloop from LO*OP Center, Inc.
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Community Meeting December 4 in Oroville

Butte County and the Town of Paradise are partnering with other local, state, and federal agencies to host a community meeting for fire survivors to provide an update on recovery efforts and discuss available resources.

WHEN: 6:30pm – 8:30pm, December 4th.

WHERE: Southside Oroville…

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Beware of online rental scams on Craigslist and other websites

posted 15 days ago by lizaloop from LO*OP Center, Inc.
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DA: Investigators target online rental scams in wake of Camp Fire

The Butte County District Attorney’s Office has said scammers are using Craigslist to run fraudulent rental schemes in an attempt to bilk potential Camp Fire evacuees of their financial information.

District Attorney Mike Ramsey said investigators have found fraudulent…

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CalFresh - Register now for food support

posted 17 days ago by jrshepherd from LO*OP Center, Inc.
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Register for CalFresh online

Read the brochure: https://www.buttecaa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/FINAL-CalFresh-Butte-County-flyer-with-graphics.pdf

New Applicants: Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP)

On November 29, 2018, FNS approved California’s request to operate a D-SNAP in Butte County starting on December 12. Look for specific information regarding D-SNAP eligibility and operations on state web pages or…

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