Rebuilding Greenville Resource Center moves to Greenville

UPDATE: This story has been updated to indicate that the center will reopen on Jan. 22, not Jan. 18 as previously stated.

By Meg Upon

     The Rebuilding Greenville Resource Center—now under the auspices of Plumas Rural Services—moves to the Greenville Elementary School site and will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 22. The center will occupy rooms 4 and 5 in the elementary school building.

     Until Tuesday, the center will still provide some service to Dixie Fire survivors.

     For emergency heating assistance, residents should contact Penney Robbins at (530) 282-7000 before running out of heating fuels.

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     For food and housewares and clothing, call Lara Wheeler at (907) 242-4426.

     For case management support via phone, contact Nancy Presser at or Irshad Stolden (530) 283-2735 x832 or x831 respectively. This includes assistance with both immediate needs and long-term help. These services include assistance with putting together a plan of action to get re-established up to and including assistance to apply for financial support from the Dixie Fire Collaborative.

     In December 2021, the Rebuilding Greenville Resource Center joined Plumas Rural Services (PRS) to strengthen the working partnership between RGRC and PRS’s Disaster Resource Management services.

     Funding for PRS’ support of Dixie Fire survivors and the RGRC come from a variety of sources including the Common Good Community Foundation ($29,000 across multiple donations), Community Foundation of Northern Nevada ($25,000), North Valley Community Foundation & Almanor Community Foundation ($15,000 across multiple donations), Genesee Retreat (now named Plumas Strong) ($10,000), California Health & Wellness ($10,000), California Gift of Music ($4,000), Feather River Community Fund ($3,000), SayLove ($2,500), and Christian Life Fellowship ($2,000). Additional donations from supporters via direct support, GoFundMe campaigns, etc., total more than $80,000.

     For more information about PRS and its resources and services, readers should call (530) 283-2735 or visit www.plumasruralservices.org.

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