MAGALIA, Calif. – More resources are now available for people who have been pushed out of their homes by the recent wildfires.
The Resource and Recovery Center of Magalia Community Church located at 13700 Old Skyway in Old Magalia, is now open to all wildfire survivors.
Anyone who has been affected by recent wildfires, the center is offering essential items like food, clothing, household items, and some furniture. Individuals must bring their own movers and transport.
The center is open Tuesday through Thursdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Survivors can visit the center once a week and be sure to call 530-877-7963 first to find out what is available. Individuals who have not been to the center will need to provide proof of an address in a burn scar area.
The center is also requesting volunteers and donations. Help is needed from Monday to Friday. Monetary donations, checks, or gift cards are accepted or you can donate non-perishable foods and other items.
People who can donate, the center asks to please send checks and gift cards to Magalia Community Church, PO Box 165, Magalia CA 95954. Or send non-perishable food or other items (see below) to their shipping/physical address at 13700 Old Skyway, Magalia CA 95954.
Listed below are the immediate needs, according to the center:
- New tents
- New Sleeping Bags
- New and used camping equipment, stoves, cooking equipment, etc.
- New pillows
- New towels
- New blankets
- Baby food & formula & bottles
- Baby Wipes
- Adult diapers
- Dog & Cat food & accessories
- New tarps – any size
- Portable propane heaters (temperatures are getting lower at night)
- The center says it can not accept used clothing of any kind.