LAKE COUNTY, Calif. (June 25, 2018) – Our thoughts and prayers are with crews still battling to contain the Pawnee Fire, which has already ravaged thousands of acres in the Spring Valley area, northeast of Clearlake Oaks.
“Lake County is fortunate to have the support of experienced and excellent first responders,” affirms Jim Steele, District 3 Supervisor. “They are working tirelessly to protect Lake County residents, stabilize the Pawnee Fire, and safeguard residents’ property.”
With thousands of residents already ordered evacuated from their homes, the County has received requests for information on the most effective way to make donations to assist Pawnee Fire Survivors and their families.
Cash donations are most helpful at this time. They allow those supporting disaster relief efforts to direct assistance where it is most needed.
The County is unable to accept in-kind donations, such as clothing, household goods and other supplies. In-kind donations require significant time and financial resources to distribute.
If someone close to you needs clothing or other everyday items, please provide them directly, if you can. If you are able to help the broader disaster response and relief effort, cash is best.
Those who are able, please make cash donations at: https://www.ncoinc.org/.