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How to help fire victims in Mendocino, Lake counties

The Mendocino Complex fires have forced some 19,000 people to evacuate their homes in Lake and Mendocino counties, according to Cal Fire. Many residents are uncertain how far the fires will spread, and whether their home will be spared.

Once the threat of fire has ended, the long road to recovery will begin. Here are ways you can help those affected by the wildfires in Lake and Mendocino counties.

Financial donations:

American Red Cross - Mendocino and Lake counties

–Call 1-800-RED-CROSS or text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

Community Foundation of Mendocino County – Mendocino County

North Coast Opportunities, Inc. 2018 Wildfire Relief FundLake County

United Way of Northern California - Mendocino and Lake counties

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