CASH IS BEST !
- Direct financial support to voluntary organizations responding to disaster is the best way to assist. Check out the video to learn why.
- Cash allows disaster response organizations to purchase exactly what is needed when it is needed and also goes back into the local economy to help businesses rebuild.
Organizations Responding in Maui
- Maui Strong Fund, Hawaii Community Foundation: Focusing on rapid response and working with local nonprofits to understand community needs. Find out more here.
- Maui Food Bank: Collecting and distributing food to help the hungry in Maui County. Find out more here.
- Maui United Way: Providing direct relief to families and nonprofits. Find out more here.
- The Salvation Army, Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Division: Providing food and resources for evacuees. Find out more here.
- Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation: Partnering with the state Department of Education to support school communities in West Maui through Oct. 1st. Find out more here.
- Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement: Matching up to $1.5 million in donations for Maui fire victims. Find out more here.
- Maui Humane Society: Supporting shelters, for displaced people and animals, and caring for injured animals. Find out more here.
- World Central Kitchen: Providing meals to people in need by partnering with local organizations. Find out more here.
- Hawaii Lions Foundation: Matching up to $25,000 in donations for Maui disaster relief efforts. Find out more here.
Financial gifts made to organizations and foundations are collected, managed and disbursed by those entities. NJ Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NJVOAD), the NJ Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM), and the NJ Governor’s Office of Volunteerism do not promote any one organization over another and do not have any involvement in how funds are managed or disbursed. These organizations have been vetted by NJVOAD, but you are encouraged to visit Guidestar, Charity Navigator, the Better Business Bureau and other watchdog sites to find the best match for you.