A massive wildfire is currently ravaging Butte County in Northern California. Many brave firefighters are battling the 70,000-acre Camp Fire as it continues to grow in ferocity. While charitable organizations are stepping in to help the victims, they increasingly need your help.
Thankfully, Record Searchlight compiled plenty of ways for you to provide support to all those affected by this devastating natural disaster:
- The Salvation Army has deployed multiple Emergency Disaster Service teams to Butte County. They’ll be providing meals, essential items, and emotional care to both the victims and first responders. If you’d like to provide donations to help support them, head right here.
- Airbnb is looking for people that can host relief workers and displaced victims. If you live between Sacramento and Redding and are able to take in anyone, please head right here.
- The North Valley Community Foundation is raising money to support the efforts of the organizations working to shelter evacuees. If you’d like to learn more and donate to their cause, head right here.
There are also even more ways to help if you live closer to the affected areas. There are donation centers in Chico and Redding that are accepting blankets, pillows, clothing, food, and other essential items. If you have items you want to drop off, head right here to find a donation center near you.
Anything you can do to help will be greatly appreciated by all those helping stop the Camp Fire. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the victims and first responders.
Head right here to learn more. Also, let us know in the comments what you’re doing to provide support.