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Yarnell Hill Fire: Share fundraising events for AZ wildfire victims

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CBS 5 News has been receiving many emails from groups, organizations, privately owned companies and individuals who are holding fundraisers to help the families of the Prescott Granite Mountain Hotshot crew and the Yarnell residents who lost their homes.

Here's a growing list of events.

Cabela's in Glendale

Cabela's in Glendale is holding a BBQ from July 4 to July 7, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Cabela's says 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross and the 100 Club of Arizona. Donations will also be accepted. The Cabela's is located at 9380 W. Glendale Ave., across from Westgate and the University of Phoenix Stadium. You can call 623-872-6700 for more information.

Chili's Bar & Grill

Chili's Bar & Grill is holding an event on Tuesday, July 9, with proceeds going to the firefighters' families. Click here for locations.

Chino Valley High

Baseball games and other fundraisers will be held at Chino Valley High on Friday in memory of Wade Parker. The proceeds will go to the 19 victims' families.

Chuckbox Restaurant

The Tempe First United Methodist Church and their Tempe Summer Youth Mission Experiences are partnering with the Chuckbox restaurant to collect donations on Friday, July 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help the families of the 19 firefighters. Middle school and high school youth from Tempe First UMC and Desert Foothills UMC will be on site to collect donations. Their goal is to raise $1,900. All donations will go to the United Phoenix Firefighters Association, together with Prescott Firefighters Charities, to provide financial support directly to the families.

Elevate Coffee Company

On Friday, July 5, the Elevate Coffee Company is holding a fundraiser for the fallen firefighters, with 10 percent of each purchase going to the 100 Club.

Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale

Rallying the biker community to help raise critical funds and collect goods for the families of the fallen fire fighters and community of Yarnell, Arizona. All funds raised will go directly to the 100 Club of Arizona Survivor's Fund, www.100Club.org. The event starts at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 6, with a tribute pancake breakfast sponsored by Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale & Scottsdale HOG Chapter, HOGZ United Charities. Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale will donate 10 percent of Saturday's total motor clothes, parts and service sales – plus the dealership will match the total funds raised. Organizers say $1,000 of every bike sold will be donated. Clothing, personal hygiene & non-perishable food items will be collected. The riding community will gather at Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale Saturday, July 6 to pay tribute to the 19 fallen fire fighters and help raise funds and collect necessities for Yarnell community members who have been impacted. Click here for more details from cbs5az.com events page.

Pratt's Pets

Pratt's Pets is collecting pet-related items needed to help take care of the displaced pets of the evacuated victims from the Yarnell Fire. The collection will take place Saturday, July 6.

Pets of the evacuated families are being cared for at the Yarnell Vet Clinic, the Bar S Vet Clinic and the Wickenburg Vet Clinic. These housing facilities are quickly running out of supplies and have specifically requested: dog food, cat food and litter, chicken feed.

Melissa Pughsley, administrator for the Circle City/Morristown Fire District said that "Supplies for the displaced pets are quickly running out and we are in desperate need of more."

Pratt's Pets in Glendale and El Mirage/Surprise will be collecting pet related items on Saturday, July 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pratt's Pets will deliver all collected items to the housing facilities on Saturday evening.

Collection Locations: Pratt's Pets in Glendale: 5237 W. Glendale Ave. and Pratt's Pets in El Mirage/Surprise: 11717 NW Grand Ave.

Swizzle Inn Phoenix

Swizzle Inn Phoenix, located at 5835 N. 16th Street is collecting donations for the victims' families. So far, they've raised approximately $3,000.

You can share your fundraisers for the Yarnell Hill Fire victims. Please list your event in the comment section below. You can also post your fundraiser on our events page: http://events.cbs5az.com.

CBS 5 News provides this as a public service. CBS 5 News does not endorse or sponsor these events.

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