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Tzu Chi Foundation Opens Wildfire Aid Registration For Carr Fire Survivors

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Tzu Chi Foundation Opens Wildfire Aid Registration For Carr Fire Survivors

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SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug.14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tzu Chi Foundation is incredibly grateful to serve 145 brave families, distributing a total value of $82,900 in emergency cash cards, on August 11th and 12th. Tzu Chi volunteers' efforts continue as we push forward with the hopes to reach as many affected families as possible. Four more disaster relief distributions will be hosted at 2685 Hilltop Dr., Redding CA 96002 on August 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Tzu Chi volunteers are providing immediate assistance to those impacted by the Northern California Carr Fire.

Tzu Chi provides not only financial aid but spiritual support as well; a necessity after overcoming a traumatic event. Online registration for wildfire relief is still open, sign up at: www.tzuchi.us/wildfire-relief-for-carr-fire-survivors. Show compassion in action by doing your part. Help spread the word about this resource to anyone in need.

"It's wonderful, the work that you guys do. It touched my heart to know that you are known to the communities, and that you offer services that survivors really need."
Rachel Magana, Program Representative, Cal OES

Tzu Chi's ongoing disaster relief aid cannot be possible without your support. Make a difference today in the lives of evacuated families after this devastating wildfire by donating online or texting TZUCHI to 91999. A small gift can make a huge impact in the lives of individuals and families seeking hope during this perilous state. See the impact of what your donations can make.

"Today, we unite to put an end to suffering. Tzu Chi is here to help. With your support, Tzu Chi can make sure no one is left behind."
Minjhing Hsieh, CEO of Tzu Chi Foundation USA, Northwest Region

HOW TO HELP
Send a donation, or sign up as a volunteer.

For more relief information, please call 408-457-6969 / 415-682-0566 / 510-879-0971.

About Tzu Chi
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation is a humanitarian non-profit NGO whose footprint of aid at the forefront of poverty reduction and disaster relief has reached over 95 countries since 1966. In 2017, Tzu Chi USA distributed over $9 million in aid, benefiting those impacted by 68 disasters in the USA. To learn more, visit: www.tzuchi.us.

Media Contact: Sherry Shih, 408-666-0624, northwest_admin@tzuchi.us

 

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