Various non-profit organizations are responding to assist first responders, displaced residents and help with recovery. To support all of the organizations helping out, click here.
The Red Cross is working in all three states providing meals, health services, comfort and other support for affected residents. The organization is accepting donations and looking to enlist thousands of volunteers to help during wildfire season.
Due to the pandemic, long-term needs like rehousing and income recovery may be particularly difficult for fire victims. The Center for Disaster Philanthropy is allocating funds to help.
The California Fire Foundation's Supplying Aid to Victims of Emergency (SAVE) program accepts donations to help those affected by the fires. The organization provides $250 gift cards to eligible victims.
The Salvation Army is assisting across all three states. The organization is providing food, hydration, emotional support for first responders, evacuees and survivors.
Here are other organizations assisting with wildfire relief:
- The California Community Foundation: Accepting monetary donations for its Wildfire Relief Fund.
- California Fire Foundation: Taking donations for its California Firefighters Benevolent Fund to "provide assistance and support to firefighters who are displaced or impacted by fire or natural disaster."
- Direct Relief: Offers wildfire relief in the Western United States and globally.
- GlobalGiving: Raising $5 million for "firefighters and get emergency supplies like food, water, and medicine to people in need."
- GoFundMe: Has a general fund for wildfire relief.
- The Los Angeles County Fire Department Foundation
- The Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation
- The National First Responders Fund
- The Oregon Community Fund: Has a curated list of regional organizations needing support.
- Red Rover: Accepting donations and offering resources for people and animals affected by wildfires.
- VEMAnet (Volunteers for the Emergency Management of Animals Network): Connects volunteers and animal owners with emergency and evacuation resources.
- Wildland Firefighter Foundation
- World Central Kitchen: Provides emergency food services.