Hundreds of homes have been destroyed and thousands of residents forced to flee from multiple wildfires that have scorched the Southland.
Here’s how you can help those in need:
United Way of Ventura County
Donate online or text “UWVC” TO 4144
Humane Society of Ventura County
Financial donations can be made through the Humane Society’s website
American Red Cross of Ventura County
Text “REDCROSS” to 90999, visit the Red Cross website or call 1-800 RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to donate
Salvation Army of Ventura County
Donations for people affected by the fire can be made through the Salvation Army’s website or drop off at the Ventura County Fairgrounds
Ventura County Fire Department
Donations being accepted through Ventura County Fire’s Facebook page
Ventura Strong Pop-Up
A temporary pop-up “store” created by donations from community members for the victims of the Thomas Fire.
Operation Gratitude is collecting items for First Responders at 21100 Lassen Street, Chatsworth, CA 91311.
Thursday and Friday, December 7th and 8th from 9am to 4pmItems needed:
- Water/Sports/Energy Drinks
- Snack/Protein Bars
- Towels, Wipes, Hand Sanitizer
- Sunscreen, Lotion, Lip Balm, Eye Drops
- Cool-ties and Bandanas