“L.A. Supports Wine Country Event” – November 12th, 2017

Ian Blackburn

Republished from WineLA.

Mother Nature traveled through the North Coast region of California this past month with tragically historic record setting wildfires exaggerated by 70 mile-an-hour winds. Over 8,000 structures have been damaged in the spreading fires and thousands of lives have been changed forever.   The wine industry, meaning the people that live, work, and farm in the regions are the most important casualty in this natural disaster.


Related: LA WineFest Founder Dr. Joel M Fisher shares his thoughts on the Napa fire and more! 

It will take a great deal of time and energy to build back what used to be. Donations are going to be needed in every way to help those in need. To help bring these California communities closer to their fundraising goals, wineLA is putting together a benefit for Wildfire Relief  supporting Habitat for Humanity  – going to those that need it most in Wine Country. It is time to come together and donate to our California family in the north.

The wineLA team is working to put together an event on November 12, 2017, which will be open to anyone to come out to help support our efforts. We are looking for volunteers to help bring this event to life so we can reach our goal and grow the fund north of 1 million dollars.

ABOUT REBUILDING WINE COUNTRY: HABITAT FOR HUMANITY SONOMA: Rebuild Wine Country is for long-term giving. Immediate needs are being met by fantastic community non-profit partners already. This fund is about the bigger picture in the weeks, months, and years to come, protecting economic recovery for those without a roof over their head.

Ian Blackburn
 WineLA’s Ian Blackburn

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With these funds, our fiscal sponsor Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County will distribute aid to sister chapters in all affected counties to repair and rebuild homes for those who need it most.


  Benefits affected families in Wine Country as a whole, by rebuilding homes

  Goes 100% to the charity – no fees are imposed by YouCaring ( vs 5% or more on GoFundMe )

  Is tax deductible – Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County is our 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor

  Has no administrative costs – all management of this fundraiser is executed by wine industry professionals

ABOUT THE EVENT: www.LAsupportsWineCountry.com

Sunday, November 12th at The MacArthur (formerly the Park Plaza)  we are looking for entertainers to anchor the festivities, wineries to pour, restaurants to serve, and auction items galore! 3 stages – 4 ballroom spaces full of activities; from costumed performers walking the aisles, to notable artworks from formidable artists and silent auction items a plenty! Come and do some holiday shopping and give 100% of the proceeds to charity! Donate if you’re too busy, or better yet – sign up your employer as a sponsor and give your entire staff a ticket to join the event.

Click here for tickets or to make donations: www.LAsupportsWineCountry.com

TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE www.LAsupportsWineCountry.com

(Also you can sign up to volunteer – support – perform – provide – sponsor – and suggest)

VIP: 1:00 PM

Early entrance – enhanced food experience – top wines – VIP tables – and a stylish VIP tshirt! Special entertainment

will also be provided to the VIPS.

General: 2:00-5:00 PM

Walk around tasting event with different food, wine, music in every room. Artworks and donated items on

every table.