San Bruno donation information

September 19, 2010 4:45:28 PM PDT
There are plenty of ways people can help victims of the San Bruno explosion and fire.

Financial donations can be made through the Red Cross Bay Area website.

Financial donations can also be made through the District 5150 Rotary International website.

A memorial fund has been opened for the family of Jacqueline and Janessa Greigs.The account number is not required to make a donation.

The Greig Family Memorial
C/O Bank of the West
295 Bush St
San Francisco, CA 94104
415-765-4886

The American Red Cross and the San Bruno Recreation Center are now saying they have enough donations and are not accepting any more goods. They are encouraging people to donate goods to the Salvation Army.

Those wishing to give their time, volunteer opportunities will be made available through California Volunteers.

The Salvation Army is still accepting donations of clothing and furniture at six locations in the Bay Area. Families displaced by yesterday's catastrophe will have an opportunity to select the goods that best fit their needs from donations collected at those six locations, in combination with Salvation Army Family Thrift Store inventory. Those locations are:

SAN FRANCISCO:
Salvation Army Family Thrift Store - 1500 Valencia (at Cesar Chavez)
Salvation Army Family Thrift Store - 3921 Geary Blvd. (at 4th )

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO
Salvation Army Family Thrift Store - 1170 S. Mission Road
Salvation Army Donation Drop Box - 409 South Spruce Avenue (in parking lot)

SAN BRUNO:
Salvation Army Family Thrift Store - 300 El Camino Real

DALY CITY:
Salvation Army Donation Drop Box - 3 Serramonte Center (in Serremonte Center parking lot)

Red Cross Bay Area
http://www.redcrossbayarea.org
1-888-4-HELP-BAY

Red Cross Bay Area on Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/RedCrossBayArea

Salvation Army
1-800-725-2769
http://salvationarmyusa.org

California Volunteers
http://californiavolunteers.org

The Lions Club of San Pablo has set up a fund to help fire victims with 100 percent of the money going to victims.

Send Checks to:
San Bruno Lions Club
PO Box 242
San Bruno, CA 94066
(Reference "fire" on check)

Blood donation information

Local hospitals have enough blood now for all the victims of this fire. But the blood centers need the universal Type O negative blood in the days ahead. They urge you the wait until next week to donate.

Blood Centers of the Pacific
http://bloodcenters.ehclients.com/blood-donation/
1-800-393-GIVE

Red Cross Blood Donation
http://www.redcrossblood.org
San Jose Donor Center
2731 N First Street
San Jose, CA 95134

Stanford Blood Center
http://bloodcenter.stanford.edu/donate/
1-888-723-7831


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