From Bishop Barron’s Office:
In response to the recent Thomas Fire, many people in our parishes and schools in Ventura County have been affected in the worst way. Many have lost homes and many more have been evacuated. The following are ways to help those in immediate need. If you have further questions you may contact the Regional Office.
Donating Material Goods: You may drop off donations such as clothing, blankets, food and personal supplies at your nearest Catholic Charities. Indicate that donations are for the Thomas Fire. In Santa Maria, the address is 607 W. Main St and phone contact is 805-922-2059.
Providing Immediate Financial Support: Immediate support will be provided through the Cardinal McIntyre Fund for Charity. Checks may be made in two ways.
Cardinal McIntyre Fund for Charity
3424 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
To Call: 213-637-7438
Santa Barbara Pastoral Region
C/O Thomas Fire
3240 Calle Pinon
Santa Barbara, CA 93015