Vancouver businesses hold Eagle Creek Fire fundraiser

Fundraisers will donate money to Friends of Columbia Gorge

Historic shelters at Eagle Creek Campground wrapped to protect them from burning embers, September 9, 2017 (US Forest Service Twitter)

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) — More than a dozen businesses in Vancouver are banding together Friday in a fundraiser to help restore the Gorge from the Eagle Creek Fire.

From 6-8 p.m. Friday, these businesses will donate 10% of their sales to the Friends of the Columbia Gorge: Main Event, Pacific House, Little Conejo, Fixns Cajun Food Truck, Doomsday Brewing, Shanahans, Heathen Brewing Feral Public House, Jay’s Bar & Grill, Top Shelft and 38-Below (in Battle Ground).

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Additionally, people can drop off supplies at Main Event, Pacific House, Shanahans and Jay’s Bar & Grill.

Then at 8 p.m., the official After Party begins at Six West. Between 8-10 p.m., Six West will donate 10% of its sales.

Other businesses who contributed to the fundraiser include Fifty/Fifty Print, Local AF Apparel, Mo’s Hairstyling and employees from Keller Williams.

The Friends of the Columbia Gorge is a Portland-based non-profit. Organizers told KOIN 6 News the proceeds will be donated to the non-profit and all supplies collected will be sent to designated shelters and to the firefighters battling the blaze.