2018 Telephone Fundraiser

The Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Unit, an all-volunteer auxiliary unit of the Butte County Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting their 2018 fundraising phone solicitation. This fundraising campaign will kick off during the month of January 2018 and will be continuing through July 2018.

Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Inc. is one of the most active SAR units in California.  In calendar year 2017, their volunteers responded to 130 incidents, participated in 200 exercises, and committed over 7,581 hours of service to the citizens of Butte County. 

Butte County Search and Rescue Volunteers are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Team members respond to many different types of incidents, including searches for lost or missing persons, technical/over the edge rescues, air rescues, swift water and dive rescues, mountain and remote area rescues, wildland fire and flood evacuations, as well as providing technical assistance to local law enforcement agencies.  These dedicated individuals take time away from home, work, family and friends to respond to emergencies.

Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Inc. is very grateful to the citizens of Butte County for their continued support over the past 57 years. The Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue unit has a sizeable number of vehicles and rolling stock that are used on Search and Rescue incidents.  Donations from the community help purchase and maintain critical equipment, and provide opportunities for additional emergency response training.   

It should be noted that over the past few years, an organization called Search and Rescue Charities, Inc. has solicited donations in Butte County and other areas.  That organization is not affiliated with the Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, and none of the proceeds received by that organization go to the Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Inc.  To ensure that Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Inc. is the beneficiary of your donation, please make your donations payable to Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Inc., and mail to: 

Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Inc. PO Box 542 Chico, CA 95927

Or 

Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Inc. 56 Hanover Lane Suite 300 Chico, CA 95973

If the public should have any concerns about a phone or mail solicitation on behalf of Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Inc., or would like more information regarding the Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team, please call (530) 895-6577 and leave a voice mail, email public (at) buttesar (dot) org or they can visit us online at www.buttesar.org.