Amador County Couple’s Art Raises Nearly $200K For Wildfire Victims – Good Day Sacramento

AMADOR CITY (CBS 13) – California is a flash in the flames. Amador County couples have raised nearly $ 200,000 in art for those affected by wildfires.

You may have seen the picture of a bear embracing the golden state with the caption “I love California.”

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“I think the image brings that feeling to people,” said Eric Rewis, a partner at 3 Fish Studios.

Artists Anne Galvin and Eric Reeiser have been producing publications for years since 1913, depicting the image on sheet *****.

“I’d like to think of bringing us back to life and giving us people who love and cherish California, bring that back to life,” Revizer said.

A.D. In 2017, during the North Bay fires, the image was shared on social media.

“It immediately made sense to people,” Rewitzer said.

“We decided to skip that focus and use it just to raise money for fire victims,” Galvin said.

After five years and dozens of versions of the image, the couple raised nearly $ 200,000 for firefighting assistance.

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“I still can’t believe the number is so high,” said Reuters.

The money is going from the Red Cross to food banks and wildlife conservation and fire programs.

“It made me feel like we were doing the right thing,” Gavin said.

They are doing what they love to help them heal where they love.

Rewitzer says it’s something we love to connect with the work we do. We are proud to be able to do this, and we will continue to do so in the future.

Galvin and Reverend say they are not waiting for the next wildfire to start fundraising. They have a 100% funded California Wildlife Relief Collection that supports fire relief efforts throughout the state.

Those publications are available on their website and in the gallery in Amador.

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“This bear type reminds me of why people like to live here,” Rewitzer said.

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