Unfortunately, many of the members in our Region are currently experiencing some very difficult times due to recent events. But while the shooting in Las Vegas and the wildfires in California deeply sadden us, we are inspired by our membership -- individuals who have reached out to us with the desire to use these unfortunate circumstances as opportunities to provide assistance, encouragement, and love. Recently, we have been contacted by ASHRAE Region X members who have been directly affected, and our desire is to do whatever we can to help ease their burden. Our organization is overflowing with volunteers who have a strong spirit of service. We are thankful and proud for our member's desire to help out financially, and so we have set up two relief funds to help facilitate their generosity. All donations are tax deductible and 100% of the money taken in by our Region will be given to those in need.