Several drop off points are being set up around the Bay Area to drop off donations. If you can't make it to the North Bay check out one of these sites. These
The Concord Chamber of Commerce is collecting donations - bottled water, canned goods, diapers, baby formula, sleeping bags, tents and toiletries only- People may drop off donations from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays at the chamber’s office, 2280 Diamond Blvd., Suite 200. For more information, call the Concord Chamber of Commerce at 925-685-1181.
The Jewish Community Center @ 1414 Walnut St., is collecting canned food, clothing, toiletries and other donated items. Staff will make two trips to the North Bay, Tuesday night and Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
Sports Basement at 2727 Milvia St. is also collecting donations to bring to the affected areas as well.
Oakland’s 1-2-3-4 Go! Records is also taking donations, which will be driven up to Santa Rosa evacuation centers throughout the week. The record store has posted lists of needed items on its Facebook page.
Love on Haight is collecting NEW and GENTLY USED clothing and shoes. These are then being brought to the shelters and they are also giving out free clothing from their store on Haight and offering places to stay for evacuees. (All clothing items needed, please don’t forget NEW Socks, underwear and baby clothes.) Please drop off new and gently used clothing in the boxes located in the 4th and 5th floor lobbies.
***Update 10/11: Below is a list of SF-based donation drop-off areas currently taking supplies:
- Mauna Loa, 3009 Fillmore St.(Cow Hollow), foursquare.com
- Tupelo, 1337 Grant Ave. (Embarcadero), tupelosf.com
- The HA-RA Club, 875 Geary St. (Little Saigon), harasf.com
- Taverna Aventine, 582 Washington St. (Jackson Square), aventinesf.com
- The Dubliner, 328 W. Portal Ave. (West Portal), dublinersf.com
SAFEWAY STORES (BAY AREA WIDE)
Grocery customers can make donations at check stands of the Safeway, Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions store locations in California and northern Nevada, according to Albertsons. The foundation said it would match customer donations up to a total of $500,000.