Anza Rock Fire fundraiser raises $2,440 for fire victims

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Lizzyanne Nagy walks away with the birdhouse raffle prize at the Rock Fire fundraiser at Minor Park Friday, Sept. 3. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
The Anza Valley community came together under the leadership of Christi James and others to organize a fundraiser to assist victims of the Rock Fire Friday, Sept. 3. Four homes and seven outbuildings were destroyed on the south end of Anza after the blaze erupted and scorched 295 acres Tuesday, Aug. 24. The fire was fully contained Friday, Aug. 27. James, with the help of local churches, businesses, nonprofits and private donors, brought it all together to create an event to collect funds for those impacted by the fire. The fun-filled event produced $2,440 in cash and gift cards for the fire victims. “Wow!!! Was last night amazing or what?” she said. “So many gro
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