Want to help out disaster victims? Consider donating or volunteering.

The resources that follow are just a fraction of all the ways to help. Many communities impacted by disasters will establish their own disaster relief organizations. Local churches and food pantries join in these efforts as well. It is recommended that you support an established and reputable organization.

We recommend you visit FEMA’s website on how to volunteer or donate responsibly.


Red Cross

  • Phone: 800-HELP-NOW

National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

  • Phone: (703) 778-5088

Salvation Army – Bay Area Local Division

  • Phone: (415) 553-3500


Red Cross

  • Phone: (650) 259-1750

National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

San Carlos Lions Club

  • Phone: (650) 597-1777

San Carlos CERT

  • Phone: (650) 780-5790