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How You Can Help Survivors of the Camp Fire

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Monetary Donations for Camp Fire Survivors Fund:

• The City of Stockton, along with many Stockton organizations, have come together to help raise money: http://stocktonhelpsparadise.com 

• Tri Counties Bank Camp Fire Victim’s: https://www.tcbk.com/fire-update

• GoFundMe Roundup of Donations Pages: https://www.gofundme.com/cause/californiafires

• Caring Choices Chico: http://www.caring-choices.org/

• Northern California Fire Relief Fund: https://nvcf.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/create?setc=1&funit_id=2012 

• A Sacramento artist is donating proceeds from this California art print to support Camp Fire Victims: http://shop.timcollomgallery.com/product/california-relief-print/ 

 

Temporary Housing

• Air BNB: Air BNB is helping connect victims and people willing to open their homes to victims for free. Hosts can take in victims through the Open Homes Program to provide free housing: https://www.airbnb.com/welcome/evacuees/buttecounty

 

Supply Donations

• In Chico: Bidwell Presbyterian Church, 208 W. First St., is a donation drop-off center for the Red Cross, open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Current needs include: diapers (child/adult), toiletries, first aid supplies, feminine hygiene products, water, and snack foods and nonperishable foods: http://www.bidwellpres.org/

• Chico Elks Lodge, 1705 Manzanita Ave., Chico Elks will take clothes of all sizes: https://www.chicoelks.com/

 

Resources for Pet Owners and Animals Affected by Fires

• Butte Humane Society: Donations of food or supplies can be made for displaced pet owners from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the warehouse 2580 Fair St. Chico. The pantry is available to anyone affected by the fire in need of food and supplies for pets, 343-7917: https://buttehumane.org/

North Valley Animal Disaster Group: Donations of large and small crates, collars, leashes, bowls, food are being taken at the old county hospital, 2279 Del Oro Road, Oroville. 895-0000. Financial donations are most critical and can be made on the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/nvadg

• Many missing cats from the Camp Fire have been taken to the UC Davis Veterinary Medicine Center. Share the link to their Facebook page to unite people to their companion animals:

 

If you don’t have the financial ability to donate, you can share this article that is seeking to identify missing persons from the Camp Fire: https://bit.ly/2Q2aGjI

 

Volunteer Time and Talents
The State of California has set up a volunteer website for the wildfires: https://californiavolunteers.ca.gov/current-disasters/

An Emergency Volunteer Center is open at Caring Choices. People interested in volunteering can go to their website to sign up. Specifically, they are looking for extra physicians to work this Friday and Saturday for night shifts. Anyone with the required skills who is available can visit their office at 1398 Ridgewood Drive in Chico.

You can also volunteer with the American Red Cross by signing up at their website.

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