Creek Fire Resources
As the Creek Fire grows, more and more Central California families are being forced to evacuate. Our hearts go out to the entire community. Below is a list of resources for families in need and ways other families can help.
If you have a local resource to add or edit, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Resources may change daily. Locations may fill up as more families evacuate. Please call beforehand.
Thanks to our generous Central California community, many donation sites are overflowing with material goods. When possible, make monetary donations to reputable organizations helping those affected and/or register with them to volunteer your time. If you wish to donate goods, please contact your organization of choice first to identify the specific good they may still need and make appropriate arrangements.
EVACUATION & SUPPLY CENTERS
• Clovis Veterans Memorial District, is now closed. Relief and recovery services and resources will transition to an online presence, which residents may now access on Fresno County’s Creek Fire Recovery website.
• Mariposa County Fairgrounds, 5007 Fairgrounds Road, Mariposa (replaced Oakhurst Community Center which is now closed)
• American National Red Cross is accepting volunteers and monetary donations: www.redcross.org/donate/donation.html
• Church of God is accepting donations and gift cards. Please call 578-6847 before you plan to donate. 6901 N. Maple Avenue, Fresno. 345 W. Jefferson Avenue, Fresno. Church of God will also be collecting grocery store gift cards to donate to families for Thanksgiving and unopened toys for kids for Christmas. Please call 831-220-4226 for more information.
• CrossCity Christian is collecting gift cards to hand out to evacuated families. You can donate gift cards during church hours. Call 323-9675 for more information.
• Fresno Mission is accepting clothing donations which will be made available to families with vouchers. Fresno Mission, 263 G Street, in Fresno.
• Shaver Lake Community Center is accepting gift cards and is open for pick-up daily from 1–4 p.m. through the end of October. Those with available furniture or housing can email email@example.com with details and photos. Visit servefresno.org to sign-up to volunteer. Call Nicole at 765-8552 with any additional questions.
• Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds, 44777 Rodeo Grounds Lane, Coarsegold (large animals)
• Copperwood Training Stables, 3406 E. Behymer Avenue, Clovis (large and small animals, please call 304-6949.)
• Fresno Humane Animal Services, 760 W Nielsen, Fresno (small animals from the disaster area that need sheltering may be brought in Monday–Saturday from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. The small animal shelter at the Fresno Fairgrounds relocated to Fresno Humane.)
• McLaughlin Parrot Rescue, Fresno (birds, please call 382-3458)
• Oakhurst Community Center, 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst (small animals)
• Rick Kelley Performance Horses, 9050 E. Browning Avenue, Clovis (horses, please call 917-2266)
• Waterhouse Animal Hospital, 1115 E. Champlain Avenue, Fresno (small animals, please call 434-4000)
• Wonder Valley Ranch Resort, 6450 Elwood Road, Sanger (livestock, please call 213-8584)
Central California Animal Disaster Team is working with the Sheriff’s Office, Animal Services, and other evacuation partners. If you need evacuation assistance, please text 888-402-2238. The CCADT thanks everyone who has donated pet food and other items. Currently, the CCADT is in need of monetary donations to purchase shelter supplies.
Evolution Quarter Horses is assisting with animal evacuations. If you need assistance with horses, mules, donkeys, or farm animals, call Blake Cadigan (831) 747-5037. If you need assistance with cattle, bison, or exotics, call Danny Ewing 284-9252 or Aaron Sebastian 593-9428. Evolution Quarter Horses runs completely off of community donations. If you’d like to donate, visit their Facebook page.
Animals found at large in the disaster area may be reported by calling or texting 600-PETS.
Many animal center, hospitals, and vets have taken in dogs and cats from the Creek Fire and are now at capacity. Many of them are looking for items in good condition: bedding, blankets, stainless steel feeding and watering bowls, litter boxes, cat and dog food, extra large wire dog crates, steel-framed elevated dog beds, distilled water, hydrogen peroxide, 70% rubbing alcohol, pop-up tents, and cat trees. In addition to items, they may also be in need of volunteers and monetary donations. Contact your local animal center, hospital, or vet and ask how you can help.
VEHICLE & STORAGE ASSISTANCE
• Action Community Church, 101 Sunnyside Avenue #106, Clovis: Families evacuated due to the Creek Fire in need of temporary storage can contact the church. Warehouse and property available for temporary storage. Visit www.actioncommunity.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 797-8410.
• Clovis Christian Church, 1701 Locan Avenue, Clovis: Evacuated Creek Fire families in need of storing or staying in their RV, vehicle, camper, or travel trailer can call 392-4839.
• Clovis Hills North Campus, 10590 N. Willow Ave, Clovis: Parking lot is available for RVs, trailers, and vehicles that need to be parked due to evacuation. Call 297-2600 or email email@example.com for more information.
• Copperwood Training Stables, 3406 E. Behymer Avenue, Clovis: Can store RVs, please call 304-6949.
• Loma Vista Community Church, 9905 E. Shaw Avenue, Clovis: Campus is available for temporary storage, parking, or camping for those displaced by the Creek Fire. Call 917-0752.
• Mountain View Church, 3600 N. Fowler Avenue, Clovis: Evacuated Creek Fire families in need of storing or staying in their RV, vehicle, camper, or travel trailer can call 515-5382.
• Redeemer’s Church, 819 W. Parlier Avenue, Reedley: Parking space for RVs and trailers available for those who have been displaced. Please call 638-3435.
• Rick Kelley Performance Horses, 9050 E. Browning Avenue, Clovis: There is still space to park trailers, boats, and RVs. Call Rick 917-2266 or Alison (925) 337-2444.
ALERTS & MISSING PERSONS
• Fresno County Evacuation Alerts: www.fresnosheriff.org
• Madera County Evacuation Alerts: www.twitter.com/MaderaSheriff
• Evacuations Text Alerts: Text your Zip Code to 888777
• Missing Persons in Fresno County: 600-3111
• Missing Persons in Madera County: 658-2555
• Information & Media Line: (844) 668-3473
If you haven’t been evacuated yet, familiarize yourself with how you’ll want to prepare your house before you leave, what should be in your emergency supply kit, and more at www.readyforwildfire.org
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Fresno County Assessor has instructed his staff to put the application process, requesting property
tax relief, on a fast track. The first step is notifying your Assessor of the property damage. You can
do this by visiting the Assessor’s website or
calling 600-3534. Taxpayers who suffered $10,000 or more of damage to their taxable property are eligible for a reassessment of their property value if a claim is made within twelve months of the loss. Property
owners can download the claim form here.
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