HOW YOU CAN HELP
With the devastating fires in our neighboring cities, many of you have been wondering how to lend a hand. While our Jacksonville Boosters Club supports organizations specifically within our city, individuals who are interested in helping might find the following resources of interest.
Here is a list of ways to channel assistance.
JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — The United Way of Jackson County has launched a fire fund for the Jackson County fires.
You can go to Unitedwayofjacksoncounty.org and roguevalley.recovers.org to sign up if you need help or can offer help.
Rogue Valley Relief Fund
FARM WORKER AND IMMIGRANT FAMILY RELIEF FUND
Phoenix Talent Fire Relief Fund - If you would like to contribute to a fund to help the families of Talent and Phoenix who have lost their homes or had to evacuate you can mail or deliver a cash/check donation to the address below:
P.O. Box 937 Medford, OR 97501
Make checks payable to Jackson County School District #4
You can also deliver a cash/gift card donation to
Orchard Hill Elementary at 1011 La Loma Dr., Medford, OR
Rogue Credit Union is taking donations, now matching up to $100,000. Donate online here
Medford Neighborhood Church - “I C.A.R.E.” campaign – MONETARY DONATIONS ONLY Donate online here – make sure to distinguish that your donation is for “I C.A.R.E.” Mail to 1819 W. Stewart Ave. Medford, OR 97501
Journey Church – MONETARY DONATIONS ONLY Donate online here – select “Almeda Fire Relief”
House of Leaves is gathering monetary donations
Medford - (541) 816-4202 - Ashland - (541) 488-6776
Relief for seniors left homeless - Bear Lake Estates has set up a relief fund to help their residents that lost their homes. The entire community of 210 homes is now gone.
Donate online here to help seniors
Donate online here to help the community's managers
If you have in-kind donations or are looking for where else to contribute,
here is a growing list of local places accepting donations:
Jackson County Emergency Management is urging those who want to donate or need help to go to Rogue Valley Recovers and complete the online form. The county is working to consolidate resources on this site.
Ella Lane Boutique at 739 Medford Center is accepting donations, here is what they need:
New Underwear (all sizes)
New Socks (all sizes)
Shoes (all sizes)
Clothing (all sizes)
Family Nurturing Center, 212 North Oakdale, Medford – Diapers, baby wipes
Josephine County Fairgrounds is open to receive donated items, here is what they need:
New sleeping bags, blankets and pillows
Rogue Valley Fire Mutual Aid has established supply drop-off locations:
South Ashland @ 770 Faith St. (Drop off at driveway on Wine St.)
North Ashland @ 223 Maple St. (Drop off at side yard/driveway)
Medford @ YMCA parking lot, 522 West 6th St. (Drop off 9/10 from 2:30pm-6:30pm)
New Life Church is open as a shelterand is distributing donated goods
Call (541) 779-7777
Text (531) 262-1823
Two locations at 1974 E. McAndrews Rd. Medford, OR & South Medford High School 1551 Cunningham Ave. Medford, OR
Living Waters Church is receiving and distributing food and items.
Living Waters Church @ 360 E. Jackson St. Medford, OR;
enter through side entrance
Southern Oregon Spartans are collecting gift cards and supplies at The Rrrink
To donate, contact Coach Dylan Martin at (609) 921-7253 or firstname.lastname@example.org
More information on specific items and stores for gift cards can be found on their Facebook page
Medford Gospel Mission is offering free clothing and meals to anyone affected by fires.
Outfit Outlet Store open each day 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Free meals every evening from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Herb's Restaurant & Event Center with Shenanigans Lounge - Herb's is serving free meals to anyone who has lost their home in local fires, firefighters, and first responders.
Real Life Church - 2417 Avenue A, White City, OR 97503 is collecting donations of food, camping gear, pillows, blankets, hygiene products, and allowing families affected to pick up these donated items. Also, need phone chargers, clothing racks, and volunteers.
Resources available: 8 am to 5 pm
Volunteers needed: 8 am to 7 pm
Monetary donations can be made here. All funds will be used to purchase items families need that aren't available through their donation center.
ACCESS is encouraging virtual food drives to help raise funds to buy food. Right now, the most needed items at ACCESS are: peanut butter, canned meat and tuna and toiletries
Online through ACCESS Virtual Food Drive
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at 3630 Aviation Way in Medford
Set Free Ministry (God's Food Pantry) - Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
St. John's Lutheran (Eagle Point Pantry) - Monday - Friday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Harry & David's Country Village, daily from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Rogue Valley Fire Relief Resources - organized by Rogue Climate, Rogue Action Center, SOEquity, SOHealthE, Siskiyou Rising Tide.
Ameda Fire Supply distribution sites:
Ashland - Carpenter Hall (OSF) - 44 Pioneer St.
Medford - Living Waters Church - 360 E. Jackson St.
Phoenix - Home Depot - 3345 N. Phoenix Rd.
Talent - Talent Maker City Parking Lot - 304 E. Main St.
Almeda Fire Relief Supply Drop-off locations:
Ashland - 770 Faith Ave.
Medford - Living Waters Church - 360 E. Jackson St.
Donate to Rogue Valley Relief Fund
Immediate supply needs:
Adult & baby diapers
First Aid supplies
Cell phone chargers
Contact & glasses care
Court House Family Fitness on N Phoenix Road is offering free showers to those displaced by fire.
Check in at the Court House front desk for free half-hour access to showers.
Rockwell Real Estate is raising money for fire relief, to be matched up to $10,000.
Donate at the GoFundMe link here.
Funds go toward temporary housing for displaced residents and goods for rebuilding.
Grange Co-op is accepting pet and livestock supply donations to be distributed at evacuation hubs here:
Jackson County Expo
Southern Oregon Emergency Aid
Yuba Habitat for Humanity
Klamath County Fairgrounds
Medford Cascade Self Storage is working with the City of Phoenix to collect donations for fire victims.
Items needed include:
Camping supplies -tents, cots, air mattress, sleeping bags, blankets, pillows and camp stoves
Clothes - children and adult sizes
Wash cloths and towels
Hygiene and toiletries
Non-perishable food, can openers