ButteCountyRecovers: The official website for Camp Fire response and recovery.

Distribution Sites and Holiday Donation Considerations

Posted on December 4, 2018


Butte County continues to be amazed by the incredible kindness and generosity directed to our citizens affected by the Camp Fire. The outpouring of love, donations, time and support has been truly amazing.

Distribution Sites are currently available for survivors of the Camp Fire to obtain relief supplies. These Sites are not accepting donations at this time. Their function is to provide supplies to those in need. Supplies available at these sites include clothing, bedding/towels, toiletries (including toothbrushes, diapers, wipes, feminine hygiene), small appliances and non-perishable food. The availability of specific supplies is subject to each location and can change on a daily basis.

If you are a survivor of the Camp Fire and are in need of supplies, please inquire at the following locations (This is the latest information as provided by our distribution sites):

Hope Center at Municipal Auditorium
1200 Meyers Street
Oroville, CA 95965
Monday through Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church
750 Moss Avenue
Chico, CA 95926
Daily 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The Salvation Army
1100 Marauder Street
Chico, CA 95973
Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

First Assembly of God
1137 Arbutus Avenue
Chico, CA 95926
Sundays, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
For information, call 530-345-1377

The holiday season is now here and many people are asking where holiday donations can be made to help make this season a little brighter for those families impacted by this disaster. At this time, we encourage individuals to reach out to community service agencies and local non-profit organizations who collect donations and provide services to families throughout the year, and particularly during the holiday season.

Monetary Donations
The best way to help recovery efforts is through monetary donations to trusted organizations. Monetary donations are the easiest to manage and provide the means to purchase the exact items in need. Please utilize trusted organizations for monetary donations to avoid potential scams. The official Camp Fire recovery website, https://buttecountyrecovers.org/give, has an initial list of agencies who are accepting monetary donations for Camp Fire Relief efforts.
Organizations that have a 501(c)3 designation that are providing response or recovery support for Camp Fire survivors, and are able to accept monetary donations, can complete an application to be listed at https://buttecountyrecovers.org/give. The application and submission instructions can also be found at that website.

Donations of Goods
Individuals or organizations desiring to make a donation of new goods should complete the form located at http://relieflink.org. Your offer will be assessed by the donation coordination team. If a need related to your offer is identified, an organization or agency representative will contact you.
There are many community service agencies, faith-based organizations, service organizations and generous people in Butte County who are working hard to help all families affected by this disaster.

Please check the https://buttecountyrecovers.org website regularly for new information and updates about long term recovery efforts in our communities. Sign-up for email updates by visiting https://buttecountyrecovers.org or by texting text “BCRECOVERS” to 22828.

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