The Red Cross is in immediate need of volunteers to assist fire evacuees. To volunteer, sign up at www.redcross.org. You can also sign up in person at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Rohnert Park, where the Red Cross has set up. If you would like to volunteer please call 707-577-7600 or visit http://www.redcross.org/…/volunteer-oppo…/disaster-volunteer
The Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership has also been called in to help. If you wish to donate or volunteer, you can register on their website at https://cvnl.org.
Grief and Crisis Counselors: Trained counselors are needed at Sonoma Valley High School. If you are licensed and able to help, call 707-888-5863.
Other Ways and Projects to Support:
Most needs/resources for Sonoma County can be found: www.sonomacounty.recovers.org
How to Support: If you are looking for ways that you can help those affected by the North Bay and North Coast fires, you can find different opportunities for helping the community here:
- Latino Community Foundation NorCal Wildfire Relief Fund
- North Bay Just & Resilient Futures Fund
- North Bay Fire Relief (Redwood Credit Union)
- The Ceres Project
- The UndocuFund
- Donate time, goods or effort to Sonoma County Recovery
- Disaster Fund for Mendocino County
The Redwood Empire Food Bank in Santa Rosa is accepting (ready-to-eat, non-perishable) food donations at 3990 Brickway Blvd., Santa Rosa.
Donate money to Red Cross online to: https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation
Donate money to Red Cross by phone call: 800-435-7669
Donate direct to Frie Victims: unitedwaywinecountry.org
You can access a centralized hub of GoFundMe campaigns for North Bay fire victims at the following website: http://gofundme.pr.co/
Donate Fire Relief Napa & Sonoma Counties through Charles Communications Associates, based in San Francisco, CA: https://www.gofundme.com/fire-relief-napa-sonoma-counties
Things needed at evacuation shelters: blankets*, pillows*, sleeping bags*, sleeping pads*, cots, ibuprofen, tylenol, bandaids, gloves, cold packs, eye drops, diapers, feminine products, baby formula, toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, aluminum foil, 1 gallon plastic bags, ziplock bags, pet supplies (dog food, cat food, leashes, cages), tea, lotion, cough drops, chapstick, cell phone chargers, shoes and socks
The Salvation Army has deployed multiple teams to provide meal services at evacuation centers. Monetary donations are needed at this time. 1 00% of your gift will be used in support of the relief efforts. Their website: https://www.classy.org/checkout/donation
Petaluma officials have posted on social media asking for people to donate supplies, including baby food, pet food, water, blankets, and toilet paper, to these evacuation centers:
Adobe Christian Church — 2875 Adobe Rd.
Calvary Chapel — 1955 S McDowell Blvd.
Petaluma United Methodist Church — 410 D St.
Petaluma Church of Christ — 370 Sonoma Mountain Pkwy.
Petaluma Veteran’s Memorial Building — 1094 Petaluma Blvd.
Casa Grande School — 333 Casa Grande Rd.
Cash donations are preferred and accepted at the evacuation centers. For a full list of locations, go to Sonoma County’s web site and look for Emergency Center updates. http://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Public-Safety/
The Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund is collecting cash donations on their website: http://www.napavalleycf.org/fire-donation-page
Food donations need to be packaged. No homemade food can be accepted.
Food pantries of Sonoma County, various locations, sonoma.networkofcare.org
Food pantries of Napa County, various locations, foodpantries.org
Food pantries of Yuba County, various locations, sutter.networkofcare.org
Donate to the Humane Societies and SPCA:
Humane Society of Sonoma County, 5345 CA-12. (Santa Rosa), sonomahumane.org
Humane Society of Napa County, 3265 California Blvd. (Napa), napahumane.org
Yuba-Sutter SPCA, 745 Sutter St. (Yuba), yubasutterspca.org