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This Is How Lisa Vanderpump Is Assisting with Relief Efforts Amid California Wildfires
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules business owner let followers know how they can help.
Wildfires continue to rage in California, and have so far killed at least 31 people and are expected to bring much more destruction to the area. Luckily, people all over are stepping up to help, including Bravolebs. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Lisa Vanderpump is using her social media platforms to share the relief efforts that she's organizing through her various businesses and is also letting her followers know how they, too, can lend a hand.
Lisa asked followers over the weekend to bring blankets, water, clothing, dog food, and "any other comforts you may have" for both humans and dogs to her rescue center, Vanderpump Dogs, so they can be distributed to evacuation centers.
The animal rights activist also shared a video of volunteers hard at work. "Thank you to everyone who came out and helped us with our #disasterrelief efforts today [at Vanderpump Dogs]," she wrote. "From collecting supplies for evacuees and first responders, to rescuing dogs affected by the fire or ones that needed rescuing to make room for ones fleeing from the smoke, we are so appreciative of our team and volunteers. I am filled with hope to see this community come together and support each other in these difficult times."
Lisa also enlisted the help of her restaurant workers. On November 11, she shared a short video which showed Villa Blanca staff boxing up sandwich wraps and pasta dishes, which were offered to local first responders.
"Thank you to all of our [Villa Blanca] staff that worked very hard all morning so that we were able to provide food for LA’s sheriffs, firefighters and volunteers working so hard to combat these horrific fires and keep everyone safe," Lisa wrote. "There are so many ways to help your local disaster relief efforts so we urge other restaurants to contact your police and fire departments to see if you can feed these heroes!"
Lisa's fellow Real Housewife of Beverly Hills Denise Richards confirmed that she and her family were evacuated from their Malibu home. Additionally, RHOBH alum Eileen Davidson offered an update on her own family's situation, noting that her home mostly survived the fires.