Numerous deadly wildfire outbreaks are ripping through New Mexico, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate and destroying hundreds of homes. Your donation to this Fire Relief Fund will help people in impacted communities, including those in San Miguel and Mora Counties and the Las Vegas metropolitan.
Since early March, wildfires across New Mexico have displaced thousands of people and destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses. From McBride to Sante Fe, the most devastating fires in New Mexico's history continue to grow as a result of prolonged drought conditions. People from low-income, rural, and marginalized communities have less access to support, and suffer the most of the long-term impact of the fires. Local nonprofits also get overlooked and underfunded.
All donations to this fund will support relief and recovery efforts in fire-impacted communities across New Mexico. Initially, funds will help first responders meet survivors' immediate needs for food, fuel, clean water, hygiene products, and shelter. The fund will later transition to support long-term recovery efforts run primarily by local, vetted organizations in the communities affected.
When you donate to GlobalGiving's New Mexico Widlfire Relief Fund, your donation will be used to:
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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.
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