United Way fire relief fund applications closing soon

JACKSON COUNTY, ORE. — United Way is still accepting applications for its long-term fire relief fund.

The fund hopes to focus on rebuilding the community after the fires.

The application is open to everyone impacted by the Almeda and South Obenchain fires.

Proof of residence and third party proof of loss is the only documentation needed.

More than 2 million dollars has been raised with $500,000 available right now.

Applications for this first round of grant funding ends this Sunday at noon.

For more information, United Way of Jackson County can be reached at 541-773-5339.

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