The American Red Cross does not accept donations of food or clothing for people affected by disasters because of the logistical difficulties of storing and delivering these items, and because the opportunity for a person affected by a disaster to shop for new clothes is helpful in the recovery process. For donations of food, we suggest calling your local food bank or soup kitchen, such as Loaves and Fishes. For clothing and household items, contact your local Salvation Army or Goodwill.
For more information about in-kind gift donations, please contact (916) 993-7080.
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