It is truly amazing to see the kindness that has poured out of our community following this disaster. Thanks to everyone, near and far, who have contributed to the recovery efforts that we will rebuild the community.
The best way to help the 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.
An initial list of organizations currently accepting monetary donations is listed below. This list will grow as additional sources are identified.
- North Valley Community Foundation
- North Valley Animal Disaster Group
- Caring Choices
- United Way
- American Red Cross
- Salvation Army
- Butte County Office of Education: Schools Fire Relief Fund
- Wildcats Rise Fire Recovery Fund
- Oroville Hope Center
- Search and Rescue
- Tri Counties Bank
- Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation
- Sierra Central Credit Union/TLK Foundation Camp Fire Relief Fund
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 this application form to be included in the list above. Please complete the application, certify compliance, sign, scan and email the completed application to: DROCDonations@buttecounty.net
Organizations providing relief to fire survivors may charge an administrative fee to support operations. These fees vary. Please check directly with the organization with questions about administrative fees.
If you feel that someone is soliciting donations in a fraudulent manner, please call the Butte County District Attorney’s Fraud Tip Line at 1-866-DA-FRAUD (1-866-323-7283).
Donations of Goods
Individuals or organizations desiring to make a donation of new goods should contact the Hope Center for updates on items needed. Click here for their website and updated information.
Click here to view an updated list of sites that are distributing relief supplies to Camp Fire survivors and evacuees. These are not drop-off sites for donations from the general public.
The Camp Fire has created a historic impact on our people, businesses, and landscape. The unselfish dedication, tremendous commitment, and generosity from volunteers, have all contributed to the miracle of the human spirit in this time of need.
As we transition from the immediate needs of response to addressing the extensive challenges of recovery, the needs of the community will further develop. Volunteer opportunities to assist faith-based and community organizations with recovery projects and services can now be found by calling the Butte 2-1-1 helpline.
Individual and Group Volunteering
For current information regarding individual or group volunteering, please feel free to dial 2-1-1, or if calling from outside of Butte County, dial toll free at 1-866-916-3566 to reach the Butte-Glenn 211 Center and to learn about Camp Fire volunteer opportunities. Volunteer opportunities will also be posted on http://www.helpcentral.org/camp-fire-information/.
Organizations That Need Volunteers
For organizations utilizing volunteers or interested in hosting volunteer opportunities, please contact the Butte 2-1-1 Resource Specialist, Molly Jolliff, at 530-774-2191 or by email at email@example.com