La Palma Volcano Relief Fund

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La Palma Volcano Relief Fund
Dec 8, 2021

An update on your donation to the La Palma Volcano Relief Fund

Photo: Cruz Roja Espanola (Spanish Red Cross)
Photo: Cruz Roja Espanola (Spanish Red Cross)

Thank you — we can’t say it enough! Because of your generosity, people impacted by the volcanic eruption in La Palma, Canary Islands were able to receive meaningful support from a trusted nonprofit organization in GlobalGiving’s nonprofit network.

Your donation to the La Palma Volcano Relief Fund powered an emergency grant to the Spanish Red Cross, a trusted GlobalGiving partner. The organization has been responding to disasters across Spain since 1863 and was among the first responders after a recent volcanic eruption displaced more than 6,000 residents and destroyed 320 homes in La Palma. This grant helped the Spanish Red Cross engage in critical efforts such as search and rescue, psychological support, and coordinating shelter for those forced to flee from the island. 

Your support is advancing community-led recovery, and it means impacted people receive critical resources to help their community rebuild after the volcanic eruption that shook La Palma.  

This fund is no longer accepting donations, and this will be the last fund report of this kind from our team. Needless to say, we hope you’ll stay in touch! 

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With gratitude,

The GlobalGiving Team

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