Ghost Ship Resources
The Ghost Ship fire has left our community devastated and in a deep state of mourning. Many lost multiple loved ones in a matter of minutes. We have all lost a group of vibrant young people who contributed to the world through their art, music, activism, and loving relationships.
Several of the fire’s victims and survivors are part of our Rock Camp family, and have contributed greatly to the talent, diversity, and inclusivity of our local music and arts scene. One of the fire’s victims was Cash Askew, who graced BAGRC as a summer camp performer with her band Them Are Us Too. Cash and many other musicians and artists lost to the fire were hugely influential and embodied many of BAGRC’s values and hopes for the future. In the midst of grief and uncertainty, we will continue to advocate for the arts and work to amplify youth voices in this critical time.
Our hearts go out to all of you in the wake of this tragedy. We have compiled the list below to share grief and care resources, as well as ways to support the people affected by the fire.
The BAGRC Staff
If you have any suggestions for this list, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Recommended resources for people in grief:
- Free/Low Fee Therapy/Acupuncture/Bodywork - Ghost Ship Support
- Crisis Support Services of Alameda County (for Alameda County residents)
- Grief Counseling
- Self Care Tip Sheet
- 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 1-800-309-2131
- Crisis Text Line (4pm-11pm): Text SAFE to 20121
- 24/7 National Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 (directs to closest crisis line center by area code)
- Trans Lifeline (run by trans folks): 877-565-8860
- 24/7 Trevor Project Lifeline (for queer youth): 1-866-488-7386
Remembering Art and Artists:
Recommended Places for Monetary Donations:
- Immediate Oakland Fire Relief
- Trans Assistance Project Fund for Feral Pines, Cash Askew, and Em Bohlka
- Fund for Twin Daughters of Alex Ghassan
Goods & Service Donations and Other Resources: