Here's How You Can Help California Wildfire Victims

There are many options to help those who have lost their homes or are in need of temporary assistance.
Posted on Nov 12, 2018 | 10:00am
If you are trying to find a way to help those who have lost their homes or are in need of temporary assistance, there are a number of charities working to support relief efforts as the fires continue to rage.

How to Donate to California Wildfire Victims:
- The California Community Foundation's Wildfire Relief Fund "supports intermediate and long-term recovery efforts for major California wildfires, as well as preparedness efforts."

- The Red Cross "is providing both shelter and emotional support for evacuees. You can visit RedCross.org, or text REDCROSS to 90999 to make an automatic $10 donation."

- Direct Relief "is providing N-95 masks, medicine, and other resources to healthcare agencies and first responders in wildfire-affected communities across California."

- The Salvation Army is providing meals in local churches, fairgrounds, and a community college to those affected by the wildfires.
How to Help California Wildfire Victims Find Housing:
Airbnb is encouraging its hosts with homes located near impacted areas to house displaced residents and relief workers for free until Nov. 29. You can sign up to open your home (or find a home to stay in) here.