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Oasis Village - Burners Without Borders

Fundraising global stats: 84% left

Amount raised: $16,233

Amount left: $86,767

Thousands of people have been displaced by the recent Northern California fires leaving families homeless with nowhere to go. Sadly, there is not enough rental housing available to accommodate the vast housing needs and municipalities are completely overwhelmed. Epic Village, a theme camp at Burning Man, is donating ready to use container housing that will house at least 75 people that will include teachers and families with special needs children in Santa Rosa. We’re calling it Oasis Village, and we need your support to make this project a success. This is truly a communal effort and everyone is invited to participate. Please join us!


  • Transportation costs for seven containers to be transported round trip from Reno to Santa Rosa.
  • Kitchen Supplies for the communal kitchen
  • Attaining and maintaining additional housing units (tents, trailers, RVs)
  • If we collect donations beyond our goal it will be used for rebuilding Sonoma County and spent based on the merit and impact of the projects.

ARE YOU LOCAL? VOLUNTEER WITH US! Please fill out our Volunteer Interest Form

The first housing containers arrive this week. We will need many volunteers over the next several months to support Oasis Village. In the beginning we need people who can help with making the space warm and inviting-setting up shade structures, tables, chairs etc. Once the village is set up, volunteers will be needed for cooking, gathering supplies and many other tasks.


Oasis Village has room for 25 RVs and Camper Trailers. Portable Structures are also needed to provide indoor play/reading spaces for children. Please contact carmenmauk at if you can donate any of these items.


   Recent Activity
Fidelity C donated $5000 on 11/21/2017
Jeri Ireland donated $250 on 11/19/2017
BWB Chicago donated $30 on 11/17/2017
Collected at the Fall 2017 Chicago Community Grant Program.
Gary Griffis donated $100 on 11/17/2017
by Anonymous donated $50 on 11/13/2017
by Anonymous donated $100 on 11/13/2017
Lin-Hua Wu donated $200 on 11/10/2017
Taz donated $100 on 11/10/2017
Best wishes for your recovery Northern Bay.
Darknitus donated $100 on 11/9/2017
Adriana de Bord donated $250 on 11/9/2017
Dina To donated $250 on 11/8/2017
Sarah Staley Shenk donated $100 on 11/8/2017
Sending love to all who lost.
Quyen Nguyen donated $250 on 11/8/2017
Adam and Emma Brady donated $50 on 11/8/2017
Karen Bourdon donated $200 on 11/8/2017
Chris & Debi Lorenc donated $100 on 11/8/2017
This is such a great project. Thank you for doing this good work.
Cristy Thomas donated $75 on 11/7/2017
KIm Hill-Olsen donated $500 on 11/7/2017
Russ & Mary Ann Petroff donated $100 on 11/7/2017
by Anonymous donated $200 on 11/6/2017
Burners without Borders-Detroit donated $500 on 11/6/2017
(via Bold Urban Renaissance Network NFP)
by Anonymous donated $25 on 11/4/2017
Annette M. donated $20 on 11/3/2017
Love from Las Vegas
Angie Zigrossi donated $100 on 11/3/2017
Rikki donated $100 on 11/3/2017
Thank you Burners without Borders!