How To Be Prepared During #LAFires & Ways You Can Help The Victims

 

These fires in Los Angeles are insane! If you live here or even if you don't I am sure you are well aware of what is going on. 

Should you be here in LA and are potentially in harms way I wanted to share some helpful tips with you incase you have to evacuate.

Bring the following...

  • Important documents:
    • Estate Plan
    • Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce certificates
    • Incorporation Documents
    • Bank records
  • Computer with charger & other important electronics
  • Family photos/albums
  • Family heirlooms, jewlrey

Make sure to prepare by...

  • Having 1/2 a tank of gas in your car
  • Scan important documents (from above) & have a digital copy on your computer
  • Pack:
    • Flashlight
    • Portable charger for cell phones
    • Snacks
    • Water
    • Pillows
    • Light blankets
    • Old but useable clothing - socks, underwear, jacket, extra shoes
    • Toiletry items
    • Medications for a few days
    • First-aid kit
  • If you have a pet also prepare a bag/pet carrier for them:
    • Food
    • Bowls
    • Litter box
    • Leash
    • Medications
    • Vaccination documents

When you're leaving your home...

  • Close all windows
  • Close all doors
  • Remove flammable curtains from windows
  • Turn off propane gas at tank
  • TAKE YOUR PETS!

Info above via Beacon Pointe

 

If you'd like to help out here are all of the ways you can do so...

Thomas Fire Fund

  • The United Way of Ventura County, American Red Cross of Ventura County, and the Ventura County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services have teamed up to create the Thomas Fire Fund.
  • Text UWVC to 41444 to make a cash donation, call 805-485-6288, or go online to United Way of Ventura County's website.
  • Checks with "Thomas Fire Fund" in the memo line can be mailed to 702 County Square Drive, Suite 100 Ventura, CA 93003.

The Salvation Army

  • The Salvation Army is accepting food and water at the Ventura County Fairgrounds.
  • You can donate cash by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY or visiting the website.

The Red Cross

The Humane Society of Ventura County

  • The Humane Society of Ventura County has taken in over 100 animals.
  • Drop off any of the following items at 402 Bryant St. in Ojai: Alfalfa hay, Timothy hay, cat chow, rabbit food, flashlights, headlamps, lanterns, water troughs, bottled water, fruit, snacks, hoses, and power generators.
  • Donate food and water for volunteers, or make a cash donation on HSVC's website.

Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation

  • Donate to Noah's Legacy Fund, which provides supplies, training, and equipment to first responders charged with rescuing animals from areas stricken by natural disasters.
  • Mail donations to P.O. Box 100515, Pasadena, CA 91189-0515 or through the LACACF website.

Info above via Business Insider

 

We are currently praying for ALL the victims. Everyone please stay save and vigilant during this scary, tragic time. ❤️

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