United Way California Chapters
Click below to find your local United Way Chapter and see how you can help donate or volunteer for disaster relief efforts in your community.
Ventura County | Santa Barbara County | San Luis Obispo County
The Red Cross is accepting applications for volunteers on its website.
Those who wish to make monetary donations can call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit the Red Cross website here.
Santa Barbara-based Direct Relief has previously responded to ﬁres in our region with items requested by local health-care providers, including N-95 respiratory masks and emergency health kits full of emergency medicines and supplies. To donate, visit http://directrelief.org/donate, and click “Direct my donation to” and choose the cause you would like. For example, “Southern California Wildﬁres.” Direct Relief says it is committed to ensuring that 100 percent of funds designated by donors for relief will go to the chosen cause.
Ventura County Community Disaster Relief Fund
The Ventura County Community Disaster Relief Fund, created by the Ventura County Community Foundation, supports organizations providing shelter and long-term housing, legal services, education, healthcare and other immediate and long-term needs of those affected by fires. https://vccf.org/donate/make-a-donation/#relief-faq
CCF Wildﬁre Relief Fund
The CCF Wildﬁre Relief Fund supports intermediate and long-term recovery efforts for major California wildﬁres, as well as preparedness efforts. https://www.calfund.org/wildfirerecoveryfund/
Foodbank of SB County
Every year, the Foodbank provides 10 millions of pounds of healthy food and produce to SB county residents. http://foodbanksbc.org/