17 Nov '17, 5pm

After the fires, North Bay residents turned to crowdfunding—and their needs continue. https://t.co/mEFyU4amKd

that followed the firestorm, they appeared, one by one, like leaflets pinned to a corkboard. “There was little time to evacuate.” “They weren’t able to grab anything, and all was lost.” “The home he left Sunday early morning is burned, all possessions gone.” Each of the pleas bore the same message: “Help.” Posted by neighbors, family members, coworkers, and, in some cases, complete strangers, the fundraising campaigns on sites like GoFundMe, YouCaring, and Plumfund have numbered in the hundreds. They asked the giving public for anywhere from $5,000 to $100,000, and many fulfilled their goals within days. But many are still far from their fundraising targets. (Figures are current as of November 6.) Here are some of their stories.

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