Disaster Relief in Response to the Hawaiian Wildfires

Philanthropic resources to support recovery

Wildfires began on August 8, 2023 on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Source: FEMA

Our hearts are with the residents of the Hawaiian island of Maui.

At the time of this post, more than 100 people have been confirmed dead as a result of the wildfires, making this the deadliest U.S. wildfire in more than a century. As a result, a major disaster declaration has been issued by President Biden. With the widespread devastation to homes and buildings, at least 11,000 people are experiencing power outages. The historic port town of Lahaina has been hit especially hard. With only a quarter of the Maui wildfire burn area searched thus far, those numbers are, sadly, only expected to increase.

To support the recovery, please consider donating to one or more of the following organizations that are coordinating relief efforts, as compiled by The Council on Foundations.

As updates about the impact of the wildfires are known and opportunities to support long-term recovery become available, this page will be updated with resources and information.


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