Valley Fire, Nonprofits Supporting Relief Efforts, Links for Financial Donations

Katelyn Willoughby

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Nonprofits Supporting Valley Fire Relief Efforts

Hundreds of community members, nonprofits, and businesses have stepped up to help victims and evacuees. Below is a list of nonprofits who are providing vital services. Financial donations are encouraged to support local relief efforts.

Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Helena and Calistoga — opened its Calistoga Clubhouse and its Calistoga Teen Center to Valley Fire victims and evacuees — providing snacks and supervised age-appropriate activities free of charge.

Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership’s Emergency Volunteer Center (EVC) — leading the coordination of volunteers and on site donations at the Napa County Fair shelter.

Community Action of Napa Valley Food Bank — providing foodstuffs that are distributed by nonprofit partners at the Fairgrounds, and out of its Calistoga food pantry site.

Community Conection Network (CCN) — providing crisis counseling services to victims and evacuees of all ages at the Fairgrounds. CCN is run by two nonprofits, Progress Foundation and Family Service of Napa Valley.

Healthy Minds Healthy Aging program, which is run by Family Service of Napa Valley — providing counseling services to victims and evacuees of all ages at the Fairgrounds.

Olé Health (formerly known as Community Health Clinic Olé) — nurses and doctors are providing medical care at the Fairgrounds, and out of its clinic site in Calistoga.

Queen of the Valley and  St. Helena Hospitals — both providing medical care at the Fairgrounds.

Napa Valley Community Foundation — providing funding, support and information resources.

Salvation Army Napa Corps — a first responder providing food to victims in the early stages of the relief effort.

Sunrise Horse Rescue — housing evacuated horses and goats at its property in St. Helena, as well as sending a team of volunteers to monitor the evacuated areas and provide food and water to animals left behind, and to bring any injured animals found to veterinary care.

Up Valley Family Centers (UVFC) — providing support to victims and evacuees and connecting them to a range of services and medical care. 

One of the most complete resource lists we’ve found covering lost pets and animals, is on California’s Harvest website. You’ll find dozens of direct links here on this page

The above list includes some of the nonprofits that are providing services within Lake County — there are many others — Catholic Charities out of Santa Rosa and United Way to name a few. As we become aware of additional nonprofits who are providing significant support, we’ll post updates on cvnl.org.