MEDFORD, Ore. -- Jackson County United Way and the Teresa McCormick Center hosted a relief event for the Almeda and Obenchain Fire victims on Tuesday.
Hundreds of people received free shoes, clothes and socks at the Harry and David south parking lot. The items were donated by Skechers, Hanes and Bombas.
FEMA, the American Red Cross and several other agencies were on site to provide services.
Eagle Point resident Kat Wolff tells NewsWatch 12 events like this help her stay positive during this difficult time.
“What this has done for my heart, this community and the giving that I see everywhere, the love that people are putting out for all of us is our guiding light,” Wolff said. “Its what’s inspiring us to keep going.”
Organizers say anything left over from Tuesday’s event will go to local agencies. The Teresa McCormick Center will also continue its year-round clothing and food giveaways.