The Oakland community is in mourning after a fire at a warehouse claimed the lives of up to 40 people, officials fear, who were attending a concert. As members of this community, the Oakland Raiders, Oakland Athletics and Golden State Warriors are doing what they can to lend their support.
The Warriors announced Saturday night that they will donate $50,000 to lend financial support to those impacted by the fire.
Warriors to donate $50,000 to support those impacted by Oakland fire. News release: pic.twitter.com/boxu0pZdTu
— Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) December 4, 2016
The Raiders, who are hosting the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, will observe a moment of silence to honor those lost in the tragic blaze.
Raiders will observe a moment of silence before Sunday's game in recognition of victims and families from Friday’s Oakland warehouse fire.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 4, 2016
Both the A’s and Raiders will also be donating up to $30,000 to lend their financial support.
— Oakland A's (@Athletics) December 4, 2016
We mourn with those who mourn lost ones in the Oakland fire and praise these franchises for doing what they can to make an impact in the wake of this devastating tragedy.