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5 Spots to Find Out How You Can Help North Bay Fire Relief Efforts

Wine Country is in a state of emergency with wildfires raging across Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino counties. Many of us are asking how we can help.

By / October 10, 2017

If you’re looking to help out, here’s some sources that are providing up-to-date coverage on the wildfires sweeping through the North Bay Area plus extensive options for how you can get involved. From donating money and supplies to volunteering directly, there’s all kinds of ways to come together and support relief efforts.


Here’s How You Can Help Those Affected by the North Bay Fires via 7×7
Shelters, food banks, and SPCAs are all in need of donations, so rally your friends to purge your closet or pantry and deliver the goods where they’re needed most. Or, support the men and women on the front lines fighting the fires by delivering a meal or lending a hand to the fire stations involved.


How you can help people affected by the North Bay fires (or get help if you are an evacuee) via SF Gate
Find where to volunteer and how to stay out of the way so that first responders can get through. Plus, see a list of shelters and charities that you can donate to now or any time.


How to help wildfire victims: Everything you need to know via ABC 7 News
Check out yet another list of local and national charities in need of donations, plus general tips for how to spend your dollars on disaster relief.


How You Can Help With North Bay Fire Relief Efforts via NBC
Check out this extensive list of drop-off locations around the Bay Area for those looking to donate supplies.


How to help Napa fire victims: 8 things you can do for California’s Wine Country right now via Fast Company
Lastly, even if you’re outside the Bay Area, this list covers the charities, shelters, and other organizations you can support.



An Angeleno by way of Brooklyn, Angela is Rally’s Managing Editor and a lover of chihuahuas, feminism, and ice cream. She speaks with her hands and major life goals include visiting every U.S. national park.

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  1. Desi Bisconer

    Claire – Thank you so much for the valuable information. I’ve spent a significant amount of time (unsuccessfully) searching the web and making calls seeking donation information.
    Thanks for your hard work!

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