How to help victims of the California wildfires

Our hearts go out to our friends, customers and all who have ties to California as more than 250,000 people have been evacuated from their homes because of the Camp, Woolsey and Hill fires.

We want to do our little part to try to help.  Starting today through November 17th, 50% of profits from sales of our Sea Waves Dylan Bandana (printed design by artist Elizabeth Graeber) will be donated to the Humane Society of Ventura County to help animals evacuating from the fires.

As the wildfires continue to rage, there are many ways we can help and support those suffering.  Here are some local, regional, and national organizations seeking help for relief efforts. (attribution: refinery29.com)

American Red Cross workers have set up temporary shelters and food sites across the state.
Donate to the efforts by visiting redcross.org or texting REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Donors can even specifically request their monies go towards California relief efforts by writing the specific disaster name in the memo line of a check made out to the organization.
The Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation supports the first responders fighting on the frontlines of the wildfires. They are currently requesting donations to put towards hydration backpacks for the firefighters.
The CCF Wildfire Relief Fund supports immediate recovery efforts for major California wildfires, as well as long-term preparedness efforts.
The United Way of Greater Los Angeles is partnering with United Way of Ventura County to collect donations for its its Disaster Relief Fund.
The Entertainment Industry Foundation is raising money through its Fire Relief Fund.
Baby2Baby is working to get high-need items to children affected by the ongoing Camp, Hill, and Woolsey fires in California. Help them supply diapers, wipes, blankets, and other basic baby essentials to families in need by purchasing from their registry.
Donate directly to Direct Relief, which helps provide resources to healthcare agencies and first responders in wildfire-affected areas across California. Tito’s Handmade Vodka has pledged to match all donations, up to $15,000.
CNN’s Impact Your World initiative has created a page to collect donations that will go towards supporting seven organizations including The Community Foundation Sonoma County, Convoy of Hope and Direct Relief.
The Firefighters Charitable Foundation accepts donations to support volunteer fire stations and helps wildfire victims.
California Volunteers, a state office that manages volunteer programs in California, has created a list of services and donation options to help victims affected by the Camp, Woolsey, and Hill fires. Use this list to find information about making donations and volunteering.
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