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Giving back: Books for Camp Fire survivors

Original post made on Jul 22, 2019

When Pleasanton resident Melissa Gianotti saw her friends in Paradise lose everything in the Camp Fire last November, it started her thinking.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, July 19, 2019, 2:42 PM

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Posted by Pleasanton Resident
a resident of Canyon Oaks
on Jul 22, 2019 at 9:42 am

Our kids are moving out and going to college for higher education. We've given several books to Pleasanton library. However, we are not sure where those go from there. If there ia a way to donate books to this cause, can someone post it here? We have a lot more books in our house we can giveaway.

Posted by Cheryl Morgan
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Jul 22, 2019 at 4:12 pm

I was just going through our children's books to give away. I am also going through my books and deciding which to give away. I would really like to donate them to this cause. Please post how I can do this.
Thank you
Cheryl morgan

Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jul 22, 2019 at 7:23 pm

I have books I would like to donate.

Posted by Gina Channell, Publisher
a resident of Downtown
on Jul 23, 2019 at 1:10 pm

Gina Channell, Publisher is a registered user.

For the list of requested books, email

Posted by Steve Watty
a resident of San Ramon
on Jul 26, 2019 at 2:53 pm

The San Ramon Valley Genealogical Society is also gathering genealogy related books and donations for the Paradise Genealogical Society (PGS) from our members and the general public in an attempt to help them recover from the fire. PGS lost everything, their building, library and equipment and are now starting from scratch to rebuild.
Anyone interested to helping this organization can contact them through their president Kathy, at

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