Wildfires have once again devastated portions of the Napa Valley. This year it’s happened in one of the most economically difficult times. It breaks our hearts to see how difficult this situation has been for many of our personal relationships and business associates alike. It's difficult to fully comprehend the sweeping effects it has had on our community. Tens of thousands of people hard at work in the fields, hotels, and restaurants have been affected. It’s these working-class individuals who get hit the hardest when there are evacuation events and losses.
After, seeing the challenges and financial burdens that this has caused for our clients, employees, and friends, Endsight's CEO, Mike Chaput, looked for an opportunity to help. We reached out to Napa Valley Community Foundation to see if we could provide a dollar-for-dollar match into the relief efforts that they were already deploying. After getting approval, we talked to business friends who also serve the Napa Valley business community and found no shortage of helping hands. Endsight along with Business Impact, Oztera, Datto, and SonicWall, are working together to make a 100% match possible.
By going to the link below, your contribution will be doubled up to a specific amount.
The match will continue until $10,000 has been raised by contributing participants, all of which will be doubled, essentially funding a total of $20,000 through this fundraising effort.
The Napa Valley wildfire relief funds are being processed through the Napa Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) to make sure the donations go to the people with the greatest need. The NVCF is a trusted business partner working to transfer assets into a lasting community impact in the Napa Valley for over 25 years.
If you are interested in participating, please do the following:
- Go to https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/NVCF.
- Enter the donation amount and billing information.
- Select: Disaster Relief Fund [wildfires] from the dropdown in the "I want my donation to be designated toward:" field.
- Type in "Tech Friends of Napa" into the “I want my donation to be dedicated:" field.
- Finally, hit the "Donate Now" button.
That is it! You will have donated to rebuilding the Napa Valley community and providing aid to victims of these wildfires.
We hope that people will continue to donate even after the $10,000 match. The need is great! Upon donation, you will be provided a receipt of your transaction that you can use for tax purposes.
Below you will find more about the participating partners of this project.
$10,000 Napa Valley Wildfire Relief Match Partners (Tech Friends of Napa):
Endsight provides IT management and support to create an excellent technology experience for businesses in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area and Napa Valley.
Business Impact works with businesses to develop processes around pre-existing data to create business intelligence that improves business efficiency and effectiveness.
Oztera operates out of Napa and serves the wine, agricultural, and manufacturing industries with custom business software solutions.
Datto provides cloud-based backup and cybersecurity solutions to managed services companies making small to midsized business backup world-class.
SonicWall provides cutting-edge cybersecurity products that defend and protect the intellectual property of all sizes of businesses from cybercrime.
If you have any questions or comments, you are welcome to drop them into the comments below.
Thank you so much for your consideration.