Funds, information sought following Sacramento fires

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*In addition, Sacramento bounty hunter Leonard Padilla is offering $25,000, and businessman Michael Swebner, an Israeli immigrant, is offering $10,000.

*To contribute to a reward fund, send checks payable to"KOVR 13 Hates Crimes Fund" to Hate Crimes Reward Fund, c/o KOVR 13, 2713 KOVR Dr., West Sacramento, CA 95605. Information: (916) 374-1313.

Those with information about the fires are encouraged to call one of two toll-free hotlines:

*FBI: (800) 435-7883.

*Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms: (888) ATF-FIRE.

The following organizations are seeking donations:

*The S.F.-based Jewish Community Federation has established a "mailbox" for donations. Make out checks payable to the JCF, marking them "Sacramento Synagogue Fund." Send to the JCF, 121 Steuart St., S.F., CA 94105. (415) 777-0411.

*East Bay residents may contribute to the Sacramento Synagogue Fund c/o the Jewish Federation of the Greater East Bay, 401 Grand Ave., Suite 500,Oakland, CA 94610. (510) 839-2900.

*South Bay residents can write checks payable to the Jewish Federation of San Jose, marked "Sacramento Synagogue Assistance Fund." Mail to the federation at 14855 Oka Road, Suite 2, Los Gatos, CA 95032. (408) 358-3033.

*Checks payable to the Unity Fund can be sent to the Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region, 2351 Wyda Way, Sacramento, CA 95825. (916) 486-0906.

*B'nai B'rith has established a fund to help with the restoration. Write to Sacramento Synagogues, Disaster Relief, B'nai B'rith International, 1640 Rhode Island Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20036.

*Donations or expressions of good will can be sent directly to the three affected synagogues. Do not call.

Congregation Beth Shalom, 4746 El Camino Avenue, Carmichael, CA 95608. Attn: Rabbi Joseph Melamed.

Congregation B'nai Israel, 3600 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95818. Attn: Rabbi Brad Bloom.

Kenesset Israel Torah Center, 1024 Morse Ave., Sacramento, CA 95864. Attn: Rabbi Stuart Rosen.