How to help those affected by the French Fire and more natural disasters

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — If you’d like to help those affected by the French Fire or other natural disasters – you can give to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief.

The Red Cross has a donation page where you can specify what you’d like to support. Your donation enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from disasters – big and small.

Visit here to donate to the American Red Cross.

The Red Cross website says $10 is the minimum donation amount. Call, click or text to give at redcross.org. You can call 1-800-RED CROSS or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a donation.

The Red Cross is also always looking for volunteers. Become a volunteer by signing up at redcross.org/volunteertoday.

The French Fire continues to burn in a heavily wooded area near Lake Isabella and has burned more than 25,000 acres since Aug. 18.

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