El Dorado Community Foundation accepting donations for the Caldor Fire

If you are looking for a way to make a donation to those affected by the Caldor Fire, you can donate through the El Dorado Community Foundation. Your entire donation will go to support the families impacted by this fire which include our friends, neighbors, and families. With your support, you can help to make a difference in the lives of those who need us now more than ever. Please go to the following link to learn more: Donate here

American Red Cross

American Red Cross Providing Shelters for El Dorado County Residents in Nevada and California.  Donation enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from this and other disasters and will provide people and communities affected by this wildfire with food, shelter, relief supplies, recovery planning support, and other assistance.

California Fire Foundation SAVE Program

Supplying Aid to Victims of Emergency (SAVE) is a program that enables first responders to offer immediate relief and comfort to victims of catastrophic loss due to fire or other natural disaster. Incident commanders on scene of a fire or other natural disaster will be able to provide $250 gift cards to those who have suffered a minimum of 25% damage to the property where they reside.  The program is designed to aid victims of: fire, earthquake, mudslide/landslide, and flood.

Tahoe Coalition of the Homeless

Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless has partnered with South Lake Tahoe Police to support evacuations of the city's unhoused community.  This is specific to South Lake Tahoe and provides services to get those experiencing homeless out of danger to a safe place where services can assist immediate basic human needs.

Salvation Army Wildfire Relief

Headquartered in Sacramento, the Del Oro Division operates dozens of Corps Community Centers and service offices throughout Northern California and Northern Nevada with immediate needs to fire victims of the Caldor Fire. This includes  food support and emotional spiritual care support to fire evacuees.!/donation/checkout

Hands-On Sacramento/El Dorado County Animal Services

Hands-On Sacramento has been activated by the El Dorado County Department of Animal Services  to assist with Caldor Fire volunteer coordination.  PLEASE, DO NOT SELF-DEPLOY.   All volunteer needs requested by El Dorado County Department of Animal Services require signing up on this site.

Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund

Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation are taking donations to support our neighboring communities that have been impacted by the wildfires surrounding our North Tahoe Truckee region (Dixie and Caldor Fires). Donations received during this time will be distributed into local nonprofits and community foundations who are working directly within their communities to support those impacted by this severe wildfire season.

Food Bank of El Dorado County

Providing food distribution and aid to El Dorado County evacuees at shelter locations in California and Nevada.

Placerville Food Coop

Created Caldor Fire Relief to provide food assistance to those evacuees in need.  A $40 dollar donation provides an $80  bag of pre-packed groceries to those displaced by the wildland fire event.

El Dorado Community Foundation via Holly’s Hill Vineyard

For wine aficionados, the El Dorado wine community, co-winemakers from Holly’s Hill, CG D’Aire Vineyards and Madrona Vineyards wineries are donating 100% of proceeds from the sale of a rare bottling they shared in making to the El Dorado Community Foundation Caldor Fire Fund. The wine, under the “Collaboration” label, is a 2018 vintage made from the region’s highly touted Rhone varietals, and is a blend of 34% Mourvedre, 33% Grenache, and 33% Syrah. To purchase this rare bottling and to support the fund.


Hands4Hope, a youth-driven nonprofit, is working with the El Dorado Community Foundation to connect Caldor Fire evacuees with services they need at this time.  Hands 4 Hope is requesting specific in-kind donations like batteries, laundry supplies, sleeping bags and bug spray for evacuees.