Please do not donate items. Most shelters are at capacity and are turning people away who have donations. Below are reputable places to donate:
HELP AND HOPE IS STILL NEEDED
GOLDEN TARP AWARDS AND EAST BAY CANNA COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO THE NORCAL WILDFIRES
PLEASE SUPPORT ONE OF THE ABOVE VETTED CAMPAIGNS
Fundraiser: Cannifest – Humboldt’s Manifest Cannabis Festival and Trade Gathering, May 5 & 6 2018, will be a large fundraiser for fire victims.
Prevention is key, this could happen again. Below are local resources, check your area for similar programs
Visit www.readyforwildfire.org a website created by Cal Fire to educate California residents about how to protect your home and reduce the risk of wildfire through defensible space, and what to do in the event of an emergency.
Participate in Communities of Oakland Responding to Emergencies (CORE) classes to receive hands-on instruction in emergency preparedness. For more information, visit www.oaklandcore.com.
Have an evacuation plan, and practice it at least twice a year. The Oakland Fire Department and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) want to remind everyone that “every second counts: plan 2 ways out!” For more info, please visit www.nfpa.org/fpw.
Emergency response is critical in the event of a fire or disaster. Drivers are encouraged to “park like your life depends on it!” Drivers should park in a garage or driveway. If you must park on a narrow street, leave at least 14 feet between your car and the other side so that ambulances and fire trucks can get through.
Stay up to date on local emergencies. Get emergency alerts sent right to your wireless phone: San Francisco: Text AlertSF to 888-777 or visit: www.alertsf.org Marin County: visit www.alertmarin.org East Bay: ACAlert www.acalert.org
For general and earthquake emergency preparation visit www.sf72.org