Fire victims assistance
----- Original Message -----
From: Don Hale
Sent: Saturday, April 19, 2008 11:03 PM
Subject: Fwd: Fire victims assistance
This is for several USCG families who were burned out earlier this week in Alameda. Please spread the word to any and all who may wish to lend support to assist our Coast Guard families in need.
Thanks to all.
Don Hale, President
Pacific Central Region, NLUS
See report from Terry Garrison (Oakland Council Secretary) and point of contact for any questions regarding donations etc. Terry, if you had not met her, is the Ombudman Coordinator at CGI and deals with all the other ombudman on the base for the various units.
Thanks for any help you can do with this.
President, Oakland Council
----- Original Message -----
From: Terry Garrison
To: Lou Lozano
Sent: Saturday, April 19, 2008 10:17 AM
Subject: Fire victims assistance
I met with the families involved with the fire, Thankfully, there was no one injured. The fire did however caused great damage to personal property. We have established a account at Seawest Federal Credit Union to assist the familil's involved.
POC for this is Terry Garrison (925) 352-3404 should you have any questions.
Thank you for all the well wishes and support of our Coast Guard Families.
Those wishing to donate should send checks made out to:
U. S. Coast Guard Fire Victims
C/O Sharon Brown
Sea West Credit Union
P.O. Box 5008
Alameda, CA 94501-8508
We will accept donations of gift cards at the Work Life offices here on CG Island, Bldg 16, delivered to WL Supervisor or Ms. Terry Garrison.Commanding Officer (WL)
Coast Guard Integrated Support Command
C/O LCDR Marie Johnson
Coast Guard Island, Bldg 16
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