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Next Time You're Eating Pizza Or Rocking Out, You Could Be Helping LA Fire Victims

Arlet Lagoa cuts a pizza into slices at Miami's Best Pizza restaurant on September 12, 2014 in Coral Gables, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (Joe Raedle/)
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The Woolsey fire was contained as of November 21, but for people affected, the challenges are ongoing. A handful of businesses and individuals are still accepting donations or turning parts of their profits into gifts.

Here are some local establishments and events that are helping you help the fire survivors. If you're looking to provide aid and also you have some shopping/eating/80s rocking out to do, please consider this list:

BLAZE PIZZA in Thousand Oaks is offering free pizzas to customers on Wednesday, December 5, and at the same time will be collecting donations for the Ventura County Community Foundation. The offer is good between 11:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., and 100 percent of gifts will be turned over to the foundation to be earmarked for fire victims.

REO SPEEDWAGON is performing at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza on January 12 and 13, and will donate all proceeds from the shows to victims of both the Borderline shooting and the Woolsey fire.

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GABI JAMES RESTAURANT will donate 100% of proceeds from every glass of Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate Vineyards Chardonnay Collective or Cabernet Collective to the Malibu Foundation, which will go towards victims of the devastating Woolsey Fires. Gabi James is located in Redondo Beach.

SWEET ROSE CREAMERY is donating proceeds from their ice cream to the Los Angeles Fire Department. For every pint sold, the company will give $1 to city firefighters. The donations began in mid-November and will go through the end of December at all five of the company's shops: Brentwood, Mid-City, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica on Main Street and Santa Monica on Pico Boulevard.

The MALIBU FOUNDATION's Facebook page lists ongoing events dedicated to assisting those who are still suffering (Malibu Lumber Yard hosted Support, Sip n' Shop on December 1, for instance).

The VENTURA COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION lists other organizations and businesses that are providing, or will be providing, places to donate or ways to help.

Did we miss a place? Let us know in the comments or tweet @ us.


Dec. 4, 1:45 p.m.: This article was updated with information about Gabi James Restaurant.

Dec. 4, 2:42 p.m.: This article was updated with information about Sweet Rose Creamery.

This article was originally published on Dec. 3, 2018 at 2:12 p.m.

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