“Strieter realized that the wine industry was eager to get behind a major relief effort, so he and his co-workers at the Occidental-based winery created Rebuild Wine Country (rebuildwinecountry.org).

Using social media and other digital assets, the new nonprofit found a way to channel that outpouring of support into financing for new home construction.

To date, the group has raised more than $1 million for Habitat for Humanity, he said, with a goal of raising $5 million to build homes for fire survivors that can be reused.” -Press Democrat 1/28/17