Cash Grants and Kits Being Given To Carr Fire Victims

The United Way of Northern California has announced that cash grants will be distributed to victims of the Carr Fire burning in western Shasta County.

Posted: Aug 2, 2018 2:56 PM
Updated: Aug 2, 2018 3:15 PM

REDDING, Calif. - The United Way of Northern California has announced that cash grants will be distributed to victims of the Carr Fire burning in western Shasta County.


People who wish to have assistance from the United Way can do so by completing an application online or in person at the Local Assistance Center located at Shasta High School (2500 Eureka Way) from August 2 through August 8.


The assistance center will open during those days from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.


If you would like a link to the monetary assistance applications to click here.


But if you would like to make monetary donations to the Carr Fire Fund 208, click here.

Wildfire kits are also being offered at Shasta High School by the American Red Cross for residents who suffered damage to their homes by the Carr Fire, according to Amy Travis from the Shasta County Operational Area Emergency Operations Center.

According to EOC, the kit has sifters, bucket, shovel, bags, tarp, masks, eye drops, lip balm and throat lozenges.


The kit will help with cleaning up ash, slurry, smoke and spoiled food.

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