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Wildfire Relief

Recovering from a wildfire takes time and a diverse network of organizations and services to make sure people have the help they need.

Since the Erskine fire started, together we have:
  • Opened 3 shelters, which have seen more than 560 overnight stays
  • Served more than 1,600 meals and snacks
  • Distributed nearly 500 relief items to impacted residents
  • Throughout wildfire season, the Red Cross will continue to monitor fire trajectories and share safety information, set up evacuation centers and provide needed resources to help people respond when additional fires threaten.

    Need help now? Contact your local Red Cross or find an open shelter near you

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    Help people affected by disasters big and small.

    $10.00 is the minimum online donation amount. All donations are tax deductible.

    How We Help

    Volunteer gives water to emergency responders
    Volunteer serves meal from emergency response vehicle
    People seek shelter from wildfires
    Deliver comfort kits
    Baby receives medical assistance in shelter
    Volunteer meets with woman

    Recent Wildfire Relief Efforts

    Rich Woodruff, a Red Cross worker from Utah
    California Wildfires - 2016

    Large wildfires have swept parts of California, forcing families from their homes. Shelters are open, and food and relief supplies are being distributed.

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    Oregon & Southwest Washington Wildfires - 2015

    "We saw balls of fire and a snake of fire heading up the mountain to the same place we were going”

    -Ann Fenderson

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