With devastating wildfires ravaging our beautiful Pacific Northwest, many are affected. Whether you need help or are able to provide it, here is a resource guide with important information, being updated in real time. Check back often for further information. Stay safe everyone!
Are you in the Wildfire Evacuation Zone? Real Time Updates
The Red Cross advises you to be ready to evacuate quickly if necessary and to keep your emergency kit nearby and replenished. If you are able to help with a donation, text RED CROSS to 90999 and $10 will automatically be sent to their disaster relief fund. Real Time Updates from the American Red Cross
The Salvation Army has deployed its Disaster Response to the Oregon Wildfires. If you are able to help, scan this QR Code to make a donation.
For more information, click here.
Comcast will offer Xfinity WiFi free for everyone, with hotspots available to all, including non-Xfinity subscribers. To access the service, look for the “xfinitywifi” network name in a list of hotspots. For more information, click here
The Oregon Humane Society reminds you to make a plan for your pet in case you need to evacuate. Check here for information and emergency resources
Rescue Force is an app that sends out alerts for animal rescues due to the wildfires. If you are able to volunteer, download the app here
and be part of the team that helps animals during this crisis.
United Ways of the Pacific Northwest (UWPNW) launched the Pacific Northwest Wildfire Relief & Recovery Fund in response to the wildfires devastating parts of Oregon, Idaho and Washington. Donate here.
Papa Murphy’s is matching up to $100,000 in donations made through the end of this month for the local Red Cross. You can donate today at any Papa Murphy’s location on online here
. (put in your zip code to find your nearest location and your option to donate).
How to build your Emergency Kit
Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services has been activated around the state, providing food boxes and clothing vouchers as well as serving meals to evacuees. Donations are also being accepted in various areas. Check here for details
State of Oregon updates
State of Washington updates
Twitter accounts to follow for updates:
Clackamas County Sheriff: @ClackCoSheriff
Clackamas Fire District: @clackamasfire
Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue: @TVFR
Red Cross Cascades: @RedCrossCasc
Washington County Sheriff’s Office: @WCSOOregon
U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage to residents impacted by the wildfires across the Pacific Northwest. Details here
The United Way of Mid-Willamette Valley is collecting donation items. Details here