Friday, May 15, 2020

Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe Donates Sheets, Pillows to Shelters

Posted By on Fri, May 15, 2020 at 12:23 PM

click to enlarge Some of the donated sheets sets are rolled out for delivery. - BLUE LAKE RANCHERIA
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  • Some of the donated sheets sets are rolled out for delivery.
The Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe donated 500 sheet sets and 70 pillows to local shelters in immediate need of bedding supplies and has provided more than 4,000 meals to help feed the homeless staying at the shelters, according to a news release.

click to enlarge Piles of sheets and pillows at the Blue Lake  Casino and Hotel - BLUE LAKE RANCHERIA
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  • Piles of sheets and pillows at the Blue Lake Casino and Hotel
“The Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe has consistently been a critical response partner in recent EOC activations, particularly in the COVID-19 response,” said Ryan Derby, Humboldt County Emergency Operations Center director said in a Facebook post. “We are thankful to have the Tribe as a partner who always puts the community first.”

According to the county Department of Health and Human Services, 69 homeless individuals have been housed for COVID-19 related reasons since May 9.
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