Richmond’s Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatches food, supplies to North Bay

On Tuesday, Richmond-based Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatched a truck with food and supplies to help victims of the North Bay’s massive, deadly fires.

Additionally, the nonprofit organization — which provides shelter and services to people in need throughout the Bay Area — is making more beds available in Richmond for those needing shelter, food and clothing as a result of the fires, said John Anderson, BARM’s director.

“We are sending one of our trucks filled with bedding, blankets, sleeping bags, food, coffee, and water to the Redwood Gospel Mission in Santa Rosa,” Anderson said. “We have also made a $2,500 donation to the Redwood Gospel Mission to aid them in their efforts to help those made homeless from the fires. While we can’t replace property lost, we can show compassion to those that have been in the fire’s deadly path.”

To donate toward BARM’s ongoing efforts to assist victims, visit www.BayAreaRescue.org.