UPDATE – December 28, 2015 – A recovery fund has also been set up for the Perez family, who were displaced from their home and lost all of their belongings in the same devastating Christmas morning fire, at GoFundMe.com. Raul Perez is the head chef at Peppercorn Grille.
Big Bear, CA December 26, 2015 – The devastating fire that claimed the lives of four family members is hitting the residents of Big Bear hard. Here is the latest on how you can help those families that lost so much on Christmas day.
Monetary donations may be made at the following locations to help with the funeral expenses of Maria Bautista and her three beautiful children; an 8 year old girl, a 3 year old boy, and a 6 month old baby girl who lost their lives. Donated funds will also be used to help with medical expenses for their father, Jose Carlos, who is currently at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.
Hacienda Grill and El Jacalito restaurants
You can also donate at First Mountain Bank both for the Carlos family as well as the neighbouring Perez family who have been displaced from their home that sustained damage as a result of the fire.
The locations for other types of donations will be announced shortly.
Thanks to everyone for their help in making sure that the families that have been affected by this tragedy are able to take care of their immediate needs.