Chico, CA, Dec. 7, 2018 - Tzu Chi USA will be moving it’s large-scale Camp Fire Relief distribution from the Disaster Recovery Center at the Chico Mall to the Southside Oroville Community Center, located at2959 Lower Wyandotte Road, Oroville, CA 95966, on Sunday, 12/9.To reduce wait times, all are encouraged to pre-register online at www.tzuchi.us.
Eligible families may expect to receive emergency financial aid in the form of debits cards in amounts ranging from $500-$800 (depending on family size). Visit www.tzuchi.us/camp-fire-relief-aid to learn more.
To date, we have gifted 4,612 families cash cards (in amounts ranging from $500-$800), benefitting a total of 10,463 individuals, and totaling an amount of $2.51 million since November 9.
Our volunteers have also offered families emotional and spiritual comfort, as they extend a listening ear and a shoulder to lean on. We have also provided 3,837 of our exclusive eco-friendly blankets made and 1,169 scarves made by Da Ai Technology to keep warm through the winter.
To mark the one-month anniversary of the start of the fire, we will host a prayer at the Oroville location at 11 AM this Sunday. Families of all faiths are welcome as we offer survivors hope and joy as they move forward through this difficult time.
We are still accepting donations to further our work through the Hope Heals campaign. Our goal is to rally the generosity of 10,000 people to lift the hearts of 10,000 families impacted by the Camp Fire. Support of any kind is welcome:
online at www.tzuchi.us
via mobile by texting TZUCHI to 91999