California Fire Foundation: This organization is on the ground distributing financial assistance to people who have lost everything in the fires.
Through its emergency assistance program, firefighters distribute pre-paid gift cards to help those who need to purchase necessities like food, medicine and clothing.
How do I donate to California Fire Victims?
The American Red Cross is taking donations to help fire victims by selecting “California Wildfires” for your donations here. You can also text the word CAWILDFIRES to 90999 to make a $10 donation.
How do I donate to fire relief?
To donate by phone or to get assistance with your donation, please contact us at 1-800-HELP NOW (1-800-435-7669).
Donate now to help:
- Provide food, comfort and aid to those who have lost their home to fire.
- Install free smoke alarms in high-risk neighborhoods nationwide.
- Educate families on fire safety.
Where can I donate wildfires in California?
You can visit RedCross.org, or text REDCROSS to 90999 to make an automatic $10 donation.” Direct Relief “is providing N-95 masks, medicine, and other resources to healthcare agencies and first responders in wildfire-affected communities across California.”
What caused the California fires?
Climate change is caused by the increase of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide that are created by burning fossil fuels. Large fires are becoming more common: In terms of acres burned in California, 15 of the state’s 20 largest wildfires have occurred since 2000, according to Cal Fire.
How do I donate to the Red Cross?
Phone: Call in your donation, by dialing 1-800-HELP NOW (1-800-435-7669). Mobile: Text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation and support disaster relief efforts. At your local Red Cross Chapter: Donations can be made by dropping off cash or a check at your local chapter. Find your nearest chapter now.
How can I donate furniture?
Need someone to pick up your furniture in a hurry? Call your local Habitat for Humanity Restore. This nonprofit organization is many people’s first choice for donating large pieces of furniture, such as gently-used couches, dining tables, consoles, desks, chairs and beds.
Where can I donate clothes?
Where to Donate Clothes
- Goodwill. One of the most widely known charitable organizations where you can donate clothes is Goodwill.
- Salvation Army. Another organization that you can donate clothing to is the Salvation Army.
- Vietnam Veterans of America.
- St. Vincent de Paul.
- Project G.L.A.M.
- Room to Grow.
- The Arc.
Photo in the article by “Public Domain Files”