California Storm Relief Fund

by GlobalGiving
California Storm Relief Fund

Summary

California storms have disrupted life for millions of people across the state. The storms have caused multiple deaths, forced people from their homes, and left many Californians without power. Your donation will go to vetted nonprofits on the front lines of response.

$1M
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$998,075
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Challenge

Rain and snow from a series of California storms are causing serious flooding and mudslides throughout the entire state. Californians now grapple with climate-related disasters on an ongoing basis. The rampant wildfires of recent years have worsened the effects of the recent "atmospheric river" storms and will make it harder to recover. People from low-income, rural, and marginalized communities have less access to support, which means they also tend to bear the brunt of the long-term impact.

Solution

All donations to this fund will support storm relief and recovery efforts in California. Initially, the fund helps first responders meet survivors' immediate needs for food, fuel, clean water, medicine, and shelter. As needs emerge, we will support longer-term recovery efforts run by local, vetted organizations in impacted areas, particularly those working with low-income, historically underserved communities.

How Your Donation Will Be Used

When you donate to GlobalGiving's California Storm Relief Fund, your donation will be used to:

  • Provide food and emergency medical supplies to people and animals
  • Support temporary relief and emergency supplies for displaced families
  • Provide support to frontline workers, like meal cards for firefighters and search and rescue teams
  • Meet other needs that emerge

Trusted and Reliable

GlobalGiving is one of the most reliable and trustworthy charities in the world. We have a four-star rating and nearly perfect score from Charity Navigator due to our stability, efficiency, sustainability, and commitment to transparency.

Our disaster relief funds have been recommended by the New York Times, the Associated Press, NPR, Washington Post, Oprah, ABC News, and the US State Department.

GlobalGiving's Track Record

GlobalGiving has been responding to disasters and supporting emergency aid and long-term relief programs since 2004. We have facilitated more than $200M in disaster donations to funds just like this one.

See how we've responded to similar disasters like this, including:

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

Organization Information

GlobalGiving

Location: Washington, D.C. - USA
EIN: 30-0108263

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About GlobalGiving’s Disaster Response

When a disaster strikes, recovery efforts led by people who live and work in affected communities are often overlooked and underfunded. GlobalGiving is changing this reality. Since 2004, we've been shifting decision-making power to crises-affected communities through trust-based grantmaking and support.

We make it easy, quick, and safe to support people on the ground who understand needs in their communities better than anyone else.

They were there long before the news cameras arrived, and they’ll be there long after the cameras leave. They know how to make their communities more resilient to future disasters, and they’re already hard at work. GlobalGiving puts donations and grants directly into their hands. Because the status quo—which gives the vast majority of funding to a few large organizations—doesn’t make sense.

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