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Helping those affected by Australia’s bushfire crisis

Source: BBC

The scale of the destruction and devastation in Australia due to the ongoing bushfires is unprecedented. The fires are significantly impacting lives, communities, livelihoods and our unique wildlife.

To the firefighters, volunteers and others on the front line a huge heartfelt thank you and to all those that have lost homes, family and loved ones our thoughts are with you.

At WridgWays, we like many Australians wonder how best to help those affected by the ongoing crisis. We have sourced hay bales and farming supplies from an external supplier and our team is collecting non-perishable items which will delivered to those in affected areas. 

If you would like to donate directly to those affected, we’ve listed a number of organisations below which are supporting those in need.

Bendigo Bank Bushfire Disaster Appeal (Endorsed by Vic Government)

Kangaroo Island Mayor’s Relief Fund (Endorsed by SA Government)

Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund

Salvation Army Bushfire Appeal

St Vincent De Paul – Vinnies Bushfire Appeal 

Givit

Gippsland Emergency Relief Fund

 

Wildlife

WWF Australia

RSCPA Victoria

RSPCA NSW

RSPCA SA

Port Macquarie Koala Hospital

WIRES

 

State Fire Services

Donations can be made to the state-funded rural fire services. Some states allow pledges to individual brigades.

Victoria – CFA Donate

NSW – NSW RFS Donate

South Australia – CFS Donate

Queensland – RFBAQ Donate

 

The NSW RFS has established official funds for the young families of the firefighters who have lost their lives battling fires this season.

Donations can be made via Support firefighter families on the NSW RFS site.