MODESTO, CALIF. – With wildfires continuing to ravage Northern California, The Save Mart Companies is running a fundraising campaign at Save Mart, Lucky California and FoodMaxx stores in support of the American Red Cross Northern California Fire Relief efforts. 

Through Friday, Sept. 17, shoppers can donate at any Save Mart, Lucky California or FoodMaxx store throughout California and Northern Nevada.   

“The Save Mart Companies is committed to helping the communities we serve, and this is an easy way for shoppers to help support the work being done by the American Red Cross in communities throughout California impacted by active wildfires,” said Hal Levitt, senior vice president retail operations and supply chain, The Save Mart Companies.  

The American Red Cross helps provide safe shelter for residents who have been impacted by the wildfires as well as meals, health services, comfort, and other support for affected residents. The American Red Cross Fire Relief works with disaster response partners to coordinate ongoing relief efforts and develop longer-term recovery plans. 

So far this year, wildfires have burned through over 1.8 million acres of California land, resulting in damage to nearly 3,000 structures. As of now, more than 20 fires continue to burn across California. 

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