Posts Tagged Santa Barbara

Emergency Team Participates in Statewide Preparedness Exercise

While actively responding to disasters elsewhere, Direct Relief prepared for disasters closer to home this week by participating in the 2012 Statewide Medical and Health […]

Personal Care Packs Help Families in Need

In August, Direct Relief’s warehouse was full of volunteers  working to assemble Personal Care Packs filled with basic hygiene items for people […]

Lookout Fire Brings Disaster Response Close to Home

Disaster response has hit close to home, as the Lookout Fire burns in the Painted Cave area of Santa Barbara – visible from […]

Nonprofit Clinics Fill Gaps from Cuts to Medicaid Dental Coverage

After suffering from excruciating, prolonged dental pain, Mary (name has been changed to maintain confidentiality) stopped brushing her teeth, stopped eating and […]

Cruise Celebrates Santa Barbara Vintners’ Record-Setting Auction

Last week, Direct Relief hosted an evening cruise on the Channel Cat in celebration of a record-breaking amount raised during the 2012 American Riviera […]

Local volunteers assemble care packs for those in need

Direct Relief’s warehouse was full of volunteers of all ages on Wednesday and Thursday working together to assemble 3,000  Personal Care Packs […]