In the face of adversity, we stand together as a community, united by the values of compassion, resilience, aloha, and community. The recent fires that swept through Kula and Lahaina on the West side of Maui have left these communities grappling with the aftermath of devastation. Our hearts ache for those affected, and like you, we’re coming to grips with the gravity of this tragedy.
Our commitment to the spirit of aloha compels us to extend our support to those impacted by these distressing events. We understand the urgency of providing immediate relief during these challenging times and are dedicated to being part of the solution.
Your Support Matters
To start, we’ve identified crucial organizations that are on the ground, working tirelessly to aid the affected communities. These organizations, dedicated to the welfare and rebuilding of Maui, hold a special place in our mission to bring back hope and resilience.
- Maui Strong Fund via Hawaii Community Foundation: A steadfast effort to provide resources where they are most needed, contributing to the recovery and revival of the community.
- Kako’o Maui Campaign via Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement Members: In unity, we stand strong. With matching donations, your contribution will have an amplified impact on aiding those in need.
- Maui Food Bank: Supporting the hungry in Maui County, providing vital sustenance to those affected by the fires.
- Maui Humane Society: Extending care to animals in need, ensuring their safety and wellbeing during this challenging time.
- Ho’ola Maui Fund (via Kamehameha Schools): By supporting Ho’ola Maui, you are directly assisting in the rebuilding of lives and livelihoods.
- Maui Nui Strong: A dedicated effort towards wildfire relief, aiding those who have lost homes and resources.
- Hawaii People’s Fund: A response in the spirit of aloha, assisting communities in recovering from this tragedy.
- Maui Mutual Aid: A donation directly contributes to helping the affected in this time of rebuilding.
Additional vetted resources can be found at HAPA: Hawaii Alliance for Progressive Action.
If you want to support individuals directly, a list of individual needs is located here, along with their stories.
Join Us in Making a Difference
Your support can be instrumental in turning the tide for these communities. By joining hands with us, you’re not just contributing to relief efforts; you’re helping Maui rebuild and reclaim its strength.
Maui holds a special place in the hearts of the CIRE family. It’s not merely a place where we’ve invested in property but a cherished haven where many of us have grown up, connected with family and friends, and forged lasting memories.
Your support is pivotal in helping these communities rebuild, and it forms the bedrock of CIRE’s unwavering dedication. We’re committed to keeping you informed about our ongoing efforts, future initiatives, and fundraising activities aimed at aiding the people of Maui.
Spread the Aloha
We invite you to extend the spirit of aloha by sharing this message with your network. Together, we can amplify our impact and create a wave of support that will be felt far beyond the shores of Maui.
Thank you for being a part of this vital journey of rebuilding and restoration. Your compassion and support mean the world to us and to those whose lives have been affected.
With heartfelt gratitude,
The CIRE Equity Team