Several fundraising efforts are under way to help the families of the Pahrump fire victims.
Light blue wristbands with the words "In Loving Memory" printed on them are being sold for a dollar at schools and businesses in Pahrump. All of the money will go to the victims' families, said Lisa Holleman, owner of Pahrump Party Supply, the business that donated the 3,000 wristbands.
Las Vegas resident Jennifer N. has set up an online account for donations through a website called chipin.com. The full address is
Jennifer said she decided to start the effort after talking to a friend who knows the Broadhead family.
Those who wish to donate also can contribute to an account in the Broadhead name that has been opened at Nevada State Bank in Pahrump.
Clothing is being collected for surviving family members. What is needed are junior pants sizes 0-1; junior shirts in medium; girls size 6.5 and 8 shoes; girls pants size 14; and women's shirts in medium, large and XL.
For more information about clothing and monetary donations, contact the Saitta Trudeau car dealership in Pahrump where Anthony Broadhead and his mother work. The number is 775-727-0102.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal. Reporter Henry Brean at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-383-0350.