Posted on January 06 2020
As most of you know Australia is in the middle of a catastrophic crisis. This ecological devastation has ruined the lives of many people and animals while damaging the hearts of so many in the entire world.
Instead of sharing somber details we have decided to provide resources where you can help! Please review areas in need below and comment if you feel we have forgotten any you wish to share.
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DONATE TO HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATIONS SEEKING DONATIONS
STATE-BASED FIRE BRIGADES
Victorian Country Fire Association (CFA)
Donate directly to the CFA - either to a CFA brigade of your choice via the Brigades Donations Fund (remember to specify the brigade you want the funds to go to) or to the general CFA Public Fund. Click here to donate or find out more.
NSW Rural Fire Service
Donate directly to a local brigade. Click here to donate or find out more.
Rural Fire Brigade Association Queensland (RFBAQ)
Click here to donate or find out more or call 1300 663 539.
South Australia Country Fire Service (CFS)
Click here to donate or find out more
Fire Relief Fund for First Nation Communities
GoFundMe campaign started by Neil Morris a Yorta Yorta First Nations man, to raise funds for members of the indigenous communities impacted by the fires. Click here to donate or to find out more.
Donate directly to the families of the 3 firefighters who lost their lives in NSW. Click here to donate or find out more.
FOOD AND GOODS
Donating emergency food and water to the East Gippsland area in Victoria. Click here to donate or to find out more.
A not-for-profit organization where you can donate goods, vouchers for specific needs, that they then pass on to people who need those particular items in areas you determine you'd like to donate. It accepts items or money. Click here to donate or find out more.
The Rescue Collective
Here is a list of other things you CAN do to support their teams:
Click here to help feed thousands of burned wildlife.
RSPCA New South Wales
The RCPSA NSW has been working alongside Local Land Services, Department of Primary Industries and district veterinarians in entering affected areas and assessing any injured animals. This includes the rescue and treatment of pets, wildlife, and livestock. Click here to donate and learn more.
Wires Wildlife Rescue
The WWR is one of the most active organizations on a mission to rehabilitate and preserve Australia's Wildlife. They are working very hard to save the beautiful creates of their continent. Click here to donate and learn more.
A not for profit Emergency Response Service to assist native wildlife in need.
Bushfire appeal running to assist wildlife shelters to rebuild. Click here to donate or learn more.
The Queensland Koala Rescue
Koala Rescue Queensland is a not-for-profit 24-hour rescue service for sick, injured and orphaned koalas throughout Queensland. They rescuing surviving Koalas in these areas as they are without food and water. Their climbing ropes, throw lines, harnesses, haloes, and poles, have all been destroyed. Click here to learn more and to help.
Wild 2 Free Kangaroo Sanctuary
A collection of two kangaroo Sanctuaries in NSW that were destroyed in the fire. Donations will go toward providing surviving kangaroos with care, rebuilding losses incurred and coordinating volunteers across the fire zones to distribute and monitor food and water stations to help them survive until their natural food sources begin returning. Click here to donate or find out more.
Goongerah Wombat Orphanage
Run by mother Sharon and daughter Emily who have a great love for rescuing wombats recently had to evacuate their area of Goongerah, and Emily remained in the fire-affected areas helping other shelters with their animals until she can return home. Donations will assist Emily, her mother Sharon and the wombats they've rescued and support them during their mission. Click here to donate or learn more.
This organization is working collectively to support animal rescue, wildlife organizations & volunteers across Australia with a Go Fund Me set up for bushfire relief.
Gippsland Emergency Relief Fund
Emergency financial support for local communities in the Gippsland region who have lost homes or property. Click here to donate or to find out more.
Bendigo Bank x Salvation Army Bushfire Disaster Appeal
“Our teams are providing meals to evacuees and frontline responders, and will continue to provide whatever support is needed as the situation develops”. Click here to donate or to find out more.
Red Cross Disaster Appeal
Emergency assistance, support for people in evacuation centers, and recovery programs in both Victoria and NSW. Click here to donate or to find out more.
Vinnies Bushfire Appeal
Providing emergency support, food, clothing, and essential household items to bushfire victims. Click here to donate or to find out more.
SHELTER and HOUSING
Donate a bed/safe place to stay through Find A Bed
Offer a spare bed in your home to individuals, families, and pets who have evacuated fire grounds. They will match you with someone who requires the facilities that you can offer. Click here to donate space in your home or to find out more.