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Humanitarian Aid: Resource Information

In times of crisis, San Diegans come together to alleviate suffering, help those in need and strive to maintain human dignity for all. Please join the KFMB Stations, make a donation or give of your time to those who desperately need our help NOW. 

(Please note, this is a developing story)

DONATE | VOLUNTEER
redcross.org (Text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation)
redcrossvolunteer.org
handsonsandiego.org


 

DEL MAR FAIRGROUNDS ANIMAL EVACUATION

sdhumane.org
858.755.1161


 

TRAGEDY IN TEXAS: SUTHERLAND SPRINGS SHOOTING

Tragedy struck Texas on Sunday morning, November 5th when a gunman entered the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs and opened fire. At least 26 people are dead, including 12 children and several more wounded. While authorities haven't yet determined an official death toll, this massacre is being called the deadliest church shooting in American history. If you'd like to help the Sutherland Springs church shooting victims and their families, please see below.

MONETARY DONATIONS:
Officials state there is currently no need for non-perishable items or clothing, but victims’ funds have been established: Sutherland Springs Shooting Fund

First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, click here: Texas Fund Go Fund Me

BLOOD DONATIONS:
Blood donations needed, including urgent need for O+, O- blood donations.

If you are in the Sutherland area, you can donate at:
Any South Texas Blood and Tissue Center donor room or mobile blood drive throughout South Texas.

Blood banks nationwide urge people to donate to local agencies to build local blood supplies.
To donate locally, please visit San Diego Blood Bank 


 

CALIFORNIA FIRES

The American Red Cross is working alongside partners on the ground to provide shelter, food and comfort for people who have had to leave their homes. 1-800-RED-CROSS or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

For additional relief information, CLICK HERE


 

LAS VEGAS SHOOTINGS

To donate blood in the Las Vegas area: 
Labor Health & Welfare Clinic at 7135 W. Sahara Ave. in Las Vegas, or with United Blood Services at various locations in Nevada.

To donate blood outside the Las Vegas area: 

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO READ Important information issued by the San Diego Blood Bank regarding sending blood  donations to Las Vegas. Make an appointment to donate blood or call 1-800-4MY-SDBB (1-800-469-7322).

To make a monetary donation, Clark County Commission Chair Steve Sisolak has started a GoFundMe campaign for the victims of Sunday night's shooting.


 

MARIA RELIEF & AID TO PUERTO RICO

Residents of Puerto Rico desperately need help.

Below is a list of agencies providing direct aid: Hurricane Maria Children’s Relief Fund

UNICEF USA: Donate here


 

MEXICO EARTHQUAKE RELIEF

Click here for donation and relief agency information and how to reach loved ones.


 

IRMA RELIEF

Support Irma & Harvey Disaster Relief


 

HARVEY RELIEF

Thank you for your generous donations. Together we raised more than $2 million dollars. 

If you would like to donate or provide assistance, please click here to contact the American Red Cross.

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