Kincade Fire (Sonoma County)
United Way of the Wine Country Kincade Fire Emergency Relief & Recovery Fund
The Kincade fire (Sonoma County, California) and its impacts are widespread, especially for the most vulnerable who have the fewest resources for managing this crisis. Our thoughts are with all who have lost their homes or been displaced.
211 Sonoma County
If you live in Sonoma County, 211 Sonoma County will provide timely, up-to-date information and critical resources for those impacted by the fire and evacuations. Text your ZIP code to 898-211 or dial 211.
When communities face disaster, United Way plays a key role in helping people from all walks of life rebuild. From ensuring our first responders can act swiftly to leading long-term recovery, United Way has the experience, networks and capacity to address even the most devastating events. United Way's primary role in times of disaster is in long-term recovery, which can take 3-5 years.
In times of disaster and every day, 211 is a community’s go-to resource. 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 211 specialists connect callers with the help they need, from emergency shelter and evacuation information to help with basic needs, like food. During times of disaster, 211 maintains up-to-date information on shelters and other essential resources.
During hurricanes Florence and Michael in 2018, people contacted United Way’s 211 service to ask about food, shelter, evacuation zones, road closures, and other needs.