Funding & Donations
While disasters may be local, the ripple effect of your donation reaches far and wide, inspiring others to join in and make a positive impact. There are many fundraising drives underway. Here are some to consider and share:
Early Education/Hoʻoikaika Partnership Core Partners
Maui Family Support Services https://mfss.org/donate/
Discover Imua (Imua Family Services) https://imuafamilyservices.kindful.com/?campaign=1268208
The Hawaiʻi Community Foundation/Maui Strong Fund www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/maui-strong.
Note: If you are with a nonprofit organization seeking funding, please complete the short application. To move resources swiftly and to reduce the burden on frontline organizations, HCF will review grant applications daily using an expedited internal process to facilitate quick grant funding for direct community response efforts. If you have any questions on the application or grants process, please email the HCF team at email@example.com
Maui United Way/Maui Fire and Disaster Relief Fund
Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement
To give directly to individuals and families affected by the Maui wildfires
‘Āina Momona a Native Hawaiian nonprofit, operates a “Donate Directly to Families” program. https://www.kaainamomona.org/maui. You will see a list of verified people and can Venmo directly.
GoFundMe: Verified fundraisers for people affected by wildfires in Maui
Note: If you are helping someone set up a fundraiser, consider the pros and cons of using Go Fund Me. https://vittana.org/17-gofundme-pros-and-cons