Turkey Earthquake Emergency Fuel Relief

$7,014 $82,986
Raised Remaining


Turkey's devastating earthquake has left victims without electricity or heating. Fuel Relief Fund makes a great impact by providing FREE fuel in its most needed form immediately after a disaster, whether it's gasoline to power generators so doctors and nurses can use their medical equipment to help the injured, or heating oil for heaters so families may endure cold temperatures. 100% of funds raised for the relief effort is used to purchase fuel.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The earthquake in Turkey has collapsed many building. Mud-brick homes in nearby villages have all been flattened. Thousands of people have been left homeless, as some homes were completely destroyed or deemed unsafe. As the days pass temperatures have dropped below freezing leaving survivors begging for aid.Children are beginning to get sick and many fear death. This project will bring warmth to thousands of people.

How will this project solve this problem?

Fuel Relief Fund will provide warmth to thousands of homeless people by providing wood, coal, or heating oil. Keeping people warm will alleviate their suffering.It will prevent people from getting ill and will strengthen their resolve to make it through another day.

Potential Long Term Impact

The project will help save thousands of lives while they obtain adequate shelter.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $7,014

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $7,014 .  The original project funding goal was $90,000.


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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Fuel Relief Fund

Riverside, CA, United States

Project Leader

Kris Salas

Riverside, CA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Turkey Earthquake Emergency Fuel Relief