WILDFIRES: WHAT YOU CAN DO

Wildfire and evacuation orders are affecting thousands of people across our state.

Individuals and organizations in California are looking for support. Can you help?

Prepare and Stay Aware

Prepare

Before volunteering, ensure that you and your family are safe and prepared for wildfire season by visiting ReadyForWildfire.org

Stay Aware

Sign up for alerts in your county at CalAlerts.org. When alerted, leave within the timeframe provided to help keep you, your family and your community safe. 

Join #CaliforniansForAll

#CaliforniansForAll connects Californians that want to make a difference to opportunities that make a difference in their communities. 

Other Ways You Can Help

Offer to help evacuate a neighbor affected by wildfire.

Check on a neighbor who may be affected by the unique challenges brought on by wildfire and power shutoffs.

Offer to pick up groceries or run errands for disabled, immunocompromised or older adults.

Volunteer

Contribute

You can provide crucial support by contributing to wildfire response funds compiled by Northern California Grantmakers. Material donations are not needed right now unless noted.

 

Multi-County Funds

 

California Community Foundation: Wildfire Relief Fund

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Supports both immediate disaster relief and long-term recovery.

 

California Fire Foundation: Disaster Relief Programs

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Administers a variety of programs that provide assistance to victims, firefighters, and communities.

 

Center for Disaster Philanthropy: California Wildfires Recovery Fund

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Supports vulnerable populations and communities disproportionally affected.

 

Global Giving: California Wildfire Relief Fund

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Supports firefighters and gets emergency supplies to people in need.

 

Latino Community Foundation: NorCal Wildfire Relief Fund 

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Provides critical financial assistance, rehousing support and emergency translation.

 

League of California Community Foundations: Disaster, Relief, Recovery and Resilience Fund

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Provides disaster relief, supports recovery efforts and strengthens community resilience.

 

North Valley Community Foundation: Wildfire Relief and Recovery Fund

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Provides emergency relief and support to North State communities affected by wildfires.

 

Silicon Valley Community Foundation: San Mateo & Santa Clara County Fire Relief Fund 

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Works directly with individuals and families who have been harmed by the wildfires.

 

United Way Bay Area: Wildfire Relief Fund 

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Serves individuals and families in the North Coast region of the Bay Area.

 

Are you ready to do more for California’s vulnerable communities? 

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