Gray Fire Recovery

Re*Imagine Medical Lake is helping to coordinate the Gray Fire response in cooperation with the City of Medical Lake as well as area churches, businesses, and non-profits.

Ways You Can Help Directly

The Medical Lake Community has come together and there are many resources available. 

Give FInancially

There are many ways to give financially. Re*Imagine Medical Lake is collecting donations, and 100% of your tax-deductible donation will go toward fire victims and their recovery, and other organizations are taking donations as well. 

Give Through Re*Imagine Online

Give Through Redemption Church 

Give to Spokane County Wildfire Relief Through Innovia Foundation

Volunteer Your Time

We are still in the process of assessing exact needs. If you want to get on our list of potential volunteers for local recovery efforts, complete the form below. 

Volunteer Roster Form

and/or email


Do you have a unique skill or resource you can contribute? Do you have a room available? Do you have a trailer someone could stay in? 

Share Your Resource

Local Resources & Programs

Our community is coming together and offering a wide range of events, resources, and support.

Restoring Hope Resource Center

Rebuilding and other resources are available daily at the Recovery Center, 10am – 6pm, at 512 E. Herb, Medical Lake (Space Provided by Redemption Church) Email or call 509-505-3650 for details or assistance.

Apply for a Grant from Re*Imagine Medical Lake

The money donated to Re*Imagine Medical Lake for Gray Fire recovery is now being distributed through need-based grants. If you would like to donate to this fund, you can do so here and if you would like to apply for a grant you can do that here.

Clothing & Supplies

Redemption Church is offering free clothing, diapers, wipes, formulas, food, soap, toiletries, socks, pet food, shoes, water, toilet paper, and more. Open 3pm-6pm every day except Saturday when it is open 10am – 2pm.

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Medical Lake School District

The Medical Lake School District has compiled an excellent list of resources to help children navigate and recover from the impact of wildfire.

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Property Tax Exemption

Those effected by the devastating wildfires affecting the West Plains and North Spokane communities may be eligible to receive some tax relief for the current year’s property taxes.

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STEPS Shirt Fundraiser

STEPS Custom Print Shop in Medical Lake is selling Medical Lake We Will Rise Up Gray Fire shirts with 100% of the proceeds going to those impacted by the Gray Fire.

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Samaritan's Purse Clean-UP Help

Free sifting for personal content and site clean-up for homeowners with little or no insurance. Call 833-747-1234 for help or 509-991-4304 to volunteer.


FEMA has some great tips on avoiding contractor fraud for those currently contacting vendors.

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Free Wi-Fi is now available in the area immediately surrounding City Hall.
Select: Free ML WiFi
No password is required.

Clean-up of Wildfire Debris

The Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency (SRCAA) has important tips and advice on cleaning up wildfire debris.

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ReALTORS® Relief Grants

Grants of up to $2000 are available for those impacted by the Oregon Fire or Gray Fire.

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Events, Fundraisers, and Other Resources

Check back regularly for a listing of current events, fundraisers, offers, and other resources for those impacted by the Gray Fire in Medical Lake.

Tuesdays/Fridays - Free Food Boxes

The Salvation Army and Redemption Church are providing pre-packaged food boxes for pick-up on Tuesdays and Fridays at 3:00pm – 400 E. Grace Street Medical Lake.

9/23/23 - Medical Lake Restoring HOpe

Join us as we rally around the spirit of resilience, support, and hope that defines our community. Taking place downtown Medical Lake at Lake/Lefevre St., September 23, 2023, from 4:00pm – 7:00pm.  There will be a silent auction, entertainment, food trucks, and more. Details are available online.

9/18/2023 - Free Hot Meals at St. John's Lutheran Church in Medical Lake

St. John’s Lutheran Church in Medical Lake is providing free hot meals on Mondays from 11am – 1pm. They will serve until the food runs out each Monday.

9/11/2023 - Free Hot Meals at St. John's Lutheran Church in Medical Lake

St. John’s Lutheran Church in Medical Lake is providing free hot meals on Mondays from 11am – 1pm. They will serve until the food runs out each Monday.

8/27/2023 - Hasenpfeffer Fundraising Concert @ Fox Hole

Hasenpfeffer will be donating proceeds from their Fox Hole gig to the fire recovery efforts through Re*Imagine Medical Lake. Concert is Friday night at 7pm don’t miss a chance to hear some great music and support our community.

8/27/2023 - Community Wide Church Service

A community wide church service is taking place Sunday at 10AM at the Medical Lake Football Field

8/25/2023 - Free Food Distribution by 2nd Harvest Mobile Market

Taking place at lakes Harvest Foods from 11:am – 2:00pm on Friday, August 25th, 2023. A drive-thru event up to 250 families or while supplies last.
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8/22/2023 - 8/25/2023 - Free Hair Washes for Victims of the Gray Fire

Paul Michell School Spokane 10:30am – 6:30pm as schedule allows. Call 509-924-7454 for details.

8/23/2023 - Medical Lake Restoring HOpe

A live performance by the Spokane County Firefighters Pipes & Drums. Complimentary David’s Pizza. 100% proceeds from t-shirt sales support local community members impacted by the fire. Taking place at Cela’s Creative Learning Center Parking Lot 111 S. Lefevre Street.

8/23/2023 - Gray Fire Community Meeting

The Medical Lake community is invited to attend a meeting about the Gray Fire, its impacts, and next steps. The meeting will happen at 7 p.m. at the Medical Lake High School Auditorium (200 E. Barker Street). Representatives from Northwest Team 7 and local agencies will be in attendance, along with fire, public safety, and city officials. Officials will be there to both provide information and answer questions.
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Volunteers Needed!

If you’re interested in volunteering or helping in any way please fill out our Gray Fire volunteer roster form.

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