So devasting to see 124 structures including 57 homes have been destroyed by Kincade Fire, it has grown rapidly to the size of the city of Sacramento according to KCRA. The fire is now 15 percent contained, and officials said they expected it to burn until at least Nov. 7.
If you would like to help those affected by the fire, here’s how you can volunteer and make donations
The Red Cross
Volunteer: Those interested in volunteering at local evacuation shelters or fire relief sites operated by The Red Cross should register at redcross.org/volunteer. After registration, they will be contacted by The Red Cross and assigned to a site.
Make a donation: To make a donation, visit redcross.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS, or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.
Sonoma Family Meal
Volunteer and donate: Sonoma Family Meal is currently seeking trained chefs and kitchen helpers as well as people who can move food and pickup supplies and produce. Sign up to volunteer at https://www.sonomafamilymeal.org/volunteer/. Make a donation here.
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is serving three meals a day at five evacuation centers in Napa and surrounding areas. 100 percent of donations will go toward Kincade fire relief efforts as the Salvation Army feeds and cares for evacuees and first responders. Make a donation here.
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