The American Red Cross of San Luis Obispo County responds to disasters, provides lifesaving education, helps families prepare for emergencies, and keeps members of the U.S. Armed Forces connected with their loved ones. They meet the needs of those impacted by major incidents such as wildfires, floods and earthquakes, and are also there for the family who loses their home to a fire. They provide shelter, food, clothing, comfort, and more. All of their disaster relief services are free of charge, and are made possible through contributions of time and money from people in San Luis Obispo County.