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January 13, 2020

Australia needs our help!

HOW TO DONATE TO AUSTRALIA’S BUSHFIRE RELIEF EFFORT?

It is important to continue supporting and helping those affected by the bushfires across Australia, even after the immediate crisis has passed. Families, communities, national parks and wildlife rescue centres will need considerable resources to get back on their feet.

 

Here are some helpful links you can donate to:

New South Wales

Donations to the NSW Rural Fire Service directly benefit the volunteer firefighters on the frontline. To help, you can contact your local brigade directly or donate here: https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/about-us/fundraising

Victoria

For those interested in supporting the efforts of Victorian firefighters, you can donate to the state’s Country Fire Association here: https://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/about/supporting-cfa#donate-cfa

National

Comedian Celeste Barber set up a Facebook fundraiser on January 3 and it has so far raised $50 million. https://www.facebook.com/donate/1010958179269977/10157671223743418

RSPCA National Bushfire Appeal

Your help will allow them to continue to respond to emergencies and help assist animals and communities in need. https://bushfires.rspca.org.au/?fbclid=IwAR0n1jbRzVa33PFO8gTe0US1P-wiTQ5VEmPFCALZCU5M25bKlFSYs5bQMG4

WWF’S Australian Wildlife and Nature Recovery Fund

You can help WWF-Australia get emergency funds to care for our injured wildlife and when the fires clear, help restore the forest homes our koalas, kangaroos and other animals have lost. https://www.wwf.org.au/get-involved/bushfire-emergency#gs.s30dvw

WIRES

WIRES needs urgent assistance to help with these unprecedented emergencies. To help rescue wildlife please generously today. https://www.wires.org.au/donate/emergency-fund

FOODBANK

For every $1 you donate, Foodbank is able to provide $6 worth of supplies to affected communities thanks to their partnership with the food and grocery sector. https://www.foodbank.org.au/bushfire-emergency

THE SALVATION ARMY

Your generous donation means that the Salvation Army Emergency Services can deliver crucial support right when it’s needed, and that they can stay as long as it takes to help local communities make a full recovery. https://www.salvationarmy.org.au/donate/make-a-donation/donate-online/?appeal=disasterappeal

RED CROSS AUSTRALIA

As bushfires affect communities across Australia on an unprecedented scale, Red Cross is right there, providing practical, local support where it’s needed to tens of thousands of people during and after the emergencies. https://www.redcross.org.au/campaigns/disaster-relief-and-recovery-donate

*Note: links provided are correct at time of publication and to be used as a guide only. We encourage you to research and corroborate the website is legitimate.

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