Here are a number of good resources for Air Quality. Find the resources that work best for your situation.
California Air Resources Board website has a lot of good educational materials.
All cities/towns in Santa Clara County use the Alert SCC notification system to alert residents of emergencies.
You must register to receive the Alerts.
Some cities/towns use additional notification systems as a backup to Alert SCC.
You should register for ALL alert systems used by your city/town.
Resources for evacuation and care of horses during wildfires.
Guidelines for Horses Exposed to Wildfire Smoke
Disaster Preparedness for Horses
Horse Prep Kit
Disaster Preparedness Guidelines for Horse Owners
What do I do with my horse during a Fire, Floor, Earthquake?
Lessons Learned from the Valley Fire
Cash is the preferred donation so that funds can get directly to the evacuees to purchase things that they need. Donate to a trusted local nonprofit or go to the Fire Relief Fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation who will distribute funds to local nonprofits to assist evacuees.