FOX 11 teams up with Red Cross to assist victims of recent fires

FOX 11 is happy to announce a partnership with the American Red Cross for a special "SoCal Cares" day of giving on Thursday, October 17, 2019.

Text SOCALCARES to 414-11

The Red Cross opened up evacuation centers in the Saddleridge and Sandalwood fire in Calimesa, which destroyed more than 70 homes. Volunteers are still helping with the recovery of those affected by the fire, providing casework service and cleanup kits.

FOX 11 will join the Red Cross all day to encourage our viewers and online users to help replenish the disaster funds used to help these communities.

The best way to help is to text SOCALCARES to 414-11. At this time, they are hoping the community will contribute through the text campaign rather than drop off clothing or others items at their facilities.

Our radio friends at KFROG Radio will also be with us to help spread the word of collecting donations.

For more information, please visit the Red Cross donation page here.

You can help people affected by disasters big and small by making a gift to American Red Cross Disaster Relief.

Text SOCALCARES to 414-11

Responding to a disaster every eight minutes, the Red Cross is always there to lend a helping hand—whether it’s providing a safe place to sleep, a warm meal, relief supplies, emotional support or recovery planning. From disasters like wildfires and earthquakes to everyday home fires, we need your support to remain agile in our response to disasters and to prepare for the next major disaster.

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