To help residents of fire-ravaged Maui, send cash, not clothes

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A view shows damage in the fire-ravaged town of Lahaina on the island of Maui in Hawaii, U.S., August 15, 2023. Photo by REUTERS/Mike Blake.

Southern Californians have donated lots of supplies to help those displaced by the Lahaina fire. Shipping containers are full, but there are other ways to help.

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