How you can help: Fundraisers for fallen firefighters

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By Tami Hoey By Tami Hoey

PHOENIX -- Ever since the news broke that 19 firefighters lost their lives in the Yarnell Hill Fire Sunday, people have been wondering: "How can I help?"

Fundraisers are springing up all around the state to benefit the victims' families and others who have lost their homes and possessions in the fire.

Here's a partial list of some opportunities for you to help:

Tuesday, July 2 through Thursday, July 4
Donations Accepted
Elk's Lodge of Wickenburg has gotten a semi-truck donated for a day to bring any type of donations up to Yarnell on Friday. This includes clothes, supplies, toiletries, dog food, or anything that can help the families. Donation boxes will be set up at the restaurant.
Cave Creek Smokehouse & Pour House Patio
6245 E Cave Creek Rd.
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
480-488-3317
www.cavecreeksmokehouse.com

Wednesday, July 3
Fundraiser & Fireworks
Event begins 5:30 p.m.; fireworks begin 8:30 p.m.
Harold’s Corral
6895 E Cave Creek Rd.Cave Creek, AZ 85331

Thursday, July 4
City of Surprise 4th of July Fireworks Event
Surprise Firefighters Charities will be accepting donations. And the City of Surprise will donate the proceeds of its share of food and beverage sales at the event.
5:30 p.m. - Rookie League baseball game between the Cleveland Indians and Kansas City
8:30 p.m. - fireworks display

Friday, July 5
Night for Fallen Heroes at Elevate Coffee Company
Event runs 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
10 percent of every purchase at Elevate Coffee will go directly to The 100 Club
Elevate Coffee Company
2530 W. Happy Valley Rd
Suite 1273
Phoenix

Sunday, July 7
Cub Scout car wash
Cub Scouts of Pack 241 of the Grand Canyon Council will be holding a car wash this Sunday, July 7. Event begins at 8:00 a.m. All proceeds will be donated to help with funeral costs and other expenses.  TAP and Sons Electric will be donating snacks and drinks that will be sold for additional donations. 
VFW Post #720
4853 E Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85018
 
Saturday, July 13
Car wash
7:00 A.M. through 4:00 P.M.
Applebee's
13756 W. Bell Rd. in Surprise. (Grand & Bell, in the Walmart parking lot)

These are all events community members have been sending to 3TV.  Remember, when donating to any charity or cause, always make sure to do your research and be informed about where and how your money will be used.

If you'd prefer to donate online, here are some official websites you can visit to make contributions:
yarnellfallenfirefighters.com
100club.org
Wffoundation.org