Help us rebuild Bella Bella

The Heiltsuk Tribal Council is accepting monetary donations on behalf of the Bella Bella community through this website rebuildbellabella.tumblr.com.

Funds raised will support immediate assistance for families in need and will help initiate the process of rebuilding. Any assistance is welcome.
  • July 12, 2013 6:02 pm

    How to donate

    We have set up a PayPal account to accept credit card donations. At the moment, monetary funds are most useful to us as we try to meet immediate and urgent needs of our community. As time goes by and we learn more about the state of the damage, other donations may be needed. Thank you so much for all of your support.

    PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!

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  • July 12, 2013 5:32 pm

    On the morning of Friday July 12, 2013 a fire swept through one of the most important buildings in our small coastal village. Until today, this commercial hub and community gathering place housed Bella Bella’s only grocery store, liquor store, post office, community library and cafe.

    The fire broke out at approximately 4am and the building suffered extensive damage from smoke, fire and water, including the collapse of parts of the main floor into the offices and services located below. We are told it’s unlikely that anything can be salvaged.

    We are so grateful that no one was hurt in the fire, but the loss of these services will be felt by our community for a very long time. Interim emergency services are already being organized to ensure our people have access to food and everything else they might need. We appreciate any support or help people are able to give as we try to salvage what we can and start to rebuild.

    The Heiltsuk Tribal Council is accepting monetary donations on behalf of the Bella Bella community on this website, rebuildbellabella.tumblr.com. Funds raised will support immediate assistance for families in need and will help initiate the process of rebuilding. Any assistance is welcome.

    PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!

    Thank you,

    Heiltsuk Chief Tribal Councillor Marilyn Slett and the Heiltsuk Band.

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