Community Giving

How can I help?

In light of the recent natural disasters and tragedies across our country and world, we want to help our donors in making gifts to support those affected and it can be difficult to navigate which organizations to trust and that are truly helping those in need. Please refer to the list below to learn more about organizations that are doing this important work to support and rebuild after these disasters.

Grants from a donor advised fund can be made to any of these organizations.

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You can click on any of the highlighted text below to be directed to their website for more information.

American Red Cross - The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides comfort to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation's blood; and distributes international humanitarian aid. They are often first on the scene in times of natural disasters.

Hurricane Relief

Wildfire Relief

Center for Disaster Philanthropy - The Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) is the only full-time resource dedicated to helping donors maximize their impact by making more intentional disaster-related giving decisions. They have established a number of active recovery funds to support those who are in need.

Atlantic Hurricane Season Recovery Fund

Haiti Earthquake Recovery Fund

Colorado Wildfires Recovery Fund

California Wildfires Recovery Fund

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) - Lutheran Disaster Response collaborates with other disaster response organizations and religious entities in the United States and around the world.

Hurricane Response

Haiti Crisis

U.S. Wildfires

Afghan Humanitarian Crisis

Give 2 Asia - Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Give2Asia is an international nonprofit that serves as a strategic partner and ally working on the ground in more than 23 countries across the Asia Pacific. They have established the Afghanistan Relief Fund.

Lutheran Social Services of MN Refugee Resettlement - One of the lead organizations supporting Afghanistan refugees being currently housed in WI. Through their Circle of Welcome program, donors can help support a refugee family.

Salvation Army - The Salvation Army has responded to numerous natural disasters, transportation accidents, civil unrest situations and terrorist attacks. By providing beverages, meals, and emotional and spiritual care to first responders and survivors, The Salvation Army strives to bring hope and healing to people who find themselves in the midst of extremely difficult situations.

Hurricane Ida

Haiti Earthquake

California Wildfires

Women for Afghan Women (WAW) - Over the past two decades, Women for Afghan Women has grown from a small network of volunteers to become the largest women’s organization in Afghanistan. Today, WAW has expanded to provide life-changing services, education, and vocational training for our clients across Afghanistan and in the United States (US) who have endured rights violations.

Women for Women International - In countries affected by conflict and war, Women for Women International supports the most marginalized women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community, and connect to networks for support. They are staying in Afghanistan to continue to serve women.