Throughout the past few weeks, 10 wildfires spread throughout Northern California, leaving mass destruction in their wake. More than 8,400 homes and other buildings have been destroyed so far and more than 100,000 people have been displaced. More than 40 people have been killed, making it the deadliest fire series in California history.
If you or a brother or sweetheart you know has been affected, the Masonic Homes can help. Please call Masonic Assistance at (888) 466-3642 for help accessing relief resources. If you call on behalf of another brother or widow, it is recommended that they are present for the call to expedite relief.
Available resources include:
- Direct relief: Housing, food, clothing, and transportation
- Counseling for grief and emotional distress
- Relocation assistance
- Referrals to organizations providing financial guidance, including assistance with mortgage payments and insurance matters
- Information about and referrals to agencies providing local support
Even if your need is not included in the list above, assistance may be available. Please call Masonic Assistance to learn more about how our compassionate staff can support you and your loved ones.
Relief provided through the Masonic Homes of California is made possible by the generosity of brothers and friends statewide. Make a gift to support the Masonic Homes’ mission of relief.
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