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California Fires 2018: How to Help

By: Rebecca Paredes
November 12, 2018

California Fires 2018: How to Help

  • Major wildfires have engulfed the state of California.
  • No matter where you live, you can help support people impacted by the fires.
  • According to the Center for International Disaster Information, sending money is almost always the best way to help in a disaster.
  • Below, you’ll find a list of agencies who are working hard to support families and first responders.

California is facing one of the deadliest natural disasters in state history. Currently, three major fires are burning thousands of acres, displacing families, and taxing first responders. You can make a difference. According to the Center for International Disaster Information, sending money is almost always the best way to help in a disaster. Here’s a list of agencies who can benefit from your support.

How to help people affected by California fires

Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation is taking monetary and supply donations to keep the first responders hydrated and on their feet fighting these fires. Your donations will go toward purchasing vital equipment for the brave men and women fighting these fires.The Red Cross is an invaluable resource for those who have lost their homes or who have been displaced as a result of the fires. Your donations provide victims with necessities while they get back on their feet.
The Entertainment Industry Foundation is taking donations that will be directed to firefighters and first responders.LA County Animal Care Foundation is coordinating shelter for animals displaced by the evacuations.
California Community Foundation is taking donations for wildfire relief.