California Wildfires October 2017 - Relief Information
We are providing shelter, food and comfort as residents cope with the deadliest week of wildfires in state history.
Alongside partners, we are supporting evacuation centers where people can find safe refuge from the fires, reconnect with loved ones and get information.
Served over 65,000 meals and snacks served with partners
Over 26,000 overnight stays provided in Red Cross and partner shelters
Over 5,500 mental health and health services made to support people in need
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