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S.B. County Animal Services needs food and pet supplies to support their efforts to care for the animals of Tea Fire victims temporarily housed in the County Animal Shelter (5473 Overpass Rd., Goleta). The agency is also looking for new shelter volunteers and foster homes for the animals. Call 681-4332 for more info.

• The Unity Shoppe (1219 State St.) is teaming with S.B. Red Cross to provide assistance to Tea Fire victims and their families. In addition to financial donations and nonperishable food items, the organizations need clothing, shoes, and underwear for men, women, and children, as well as toiletries. Please call 965-4122 for a drop-off appointment.

• The Home Depot’s Wildfire Cleanup Clinics will help educate the community about cleaning up safely after the Tea Fire and how to keep their homes and families safer in the event of another disaster. The clinics will be held at the Home Depot (6975 Marketplace Dr., Goleta) from 2-4 p.m. every Saturday for the next three weeks.

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