Wildfires have swept Northern and Southern California. Please help our sisters and brothers rebuild the regions devastated by the fires.

Below are resources for victims of wildfires and ways folks can help those affected. 

We will continue to update this page as we hear more. Please send any information you’d like to see included on this page to unionalerts@calaborfed.org

 

 

As part of the California Fire Foundation’s mission to provide victim assistance, it’s Supplying Aid to Victims of Emergency (SAVE) program provides emergency short-term financial assistance to fire and natural disaster victims in California year-round, including both firefighters and civilians.e.

Support the families of those devastated by the California wildfires by making a financial donation to the SEIU California Disaster Relief Fund which helps support members in times of need.

The Disaster Relief Fund is a separate, special fund just for members of CTA. The fund is endowed to provide financial assistance to CTA members who have experienced significant losses due to disasters in California. Donate electronically above or you can send a check made out to:
CTA Disaster Relief Fund
1705 Murchison Drive
Burlingame, CA 94010

Your contributions to the CWA District 9 Disaster Wildfire Relief fund will go directly to assist CWA members who have been affected by this disaster. If you prefer, you may send a check made out to CWA District 9 Disaster Wildfire Relief fund to:
CWA Local 9404
Attn: Ginny Raines
195 Glen Cove Marina Rd, Suite 101
Vallejo, CA 94591

  • North State Labor Federation

The North State Labor Federation has seen hundreds of their members directly impacted by the North Complex Fire (Bear Fire). At this time we are aware of well over a dozen union families who lost their homes. They are working closely with  affiliates to identify and locate members who resided in devastated areas like the community of Berry Creek. They are working to provide basic support to our impacted families by distributing gift cards and supplies. Any assistance, financial or material would be greatly appreciated.

Mail checks to:
North State Labor Federation
1009 Sycamore Street, Suite B
Chico, CA 95928-5860

Mail packages to:
North State Labor Federation
c/o Justin Meyers
1692 Mangrove Ave # 1038
Chico, CA 95926-2648

Direct Service Providers

Volunteering
If you are interested in volunteering to help the survivors of the widlfires, please contact Caring Choices. Their Emergency Volunteer Center is accepting applications for interested volunteers. Please visit their website for more information: http://www.caring-choices.org/

The 2020 wildfires have quickly devastated large parts of northern and southern California, leaving countless people without their homes and belongings. For more information on how to help those affected by these destructive wildfires, please visit: https://californiavolunteers.ca.gov