How can I donate food/supplies if I’m out-of-state or not on Maui?

If you're sending supplies from out-of-state or off-island, you will need to complete the County's online “Maui Wildfire Relief Shipping Donation Form,” which can be accessed through this link. After submitting this form with your donation information, a team member will send you specific shipping/mailing instructions. This streamlined process ensures that your donation will be properly received and directed to the appropriate location(s) on Maui.

How can I donate to help wildfire survivors in Maui?

There are various ways you can contribute to the relief efforts:

  1. Make a monetary donation: You can donate funds to County-endorsed non-profits and community funds.
  2. Donate food/supplies on Maui: You can provide physical supplies by dropping them off at a donation centers on Maui.
  3. Donate food/supplies from out-of-state/off-island: Please complete the official Maui Wildfire Relief Shipment Donation Form and we’ll send you instructions on where to send your donation.

Where can I find a list of County-endorsed non-profits and community funds for monetary donations?

You can find a list of County-endorsed non-profits and community funds by clicking here. This list will guide you to a number of organizations that are actively involved in the relief efforts.

What items are needed the most for the Maui wildfires recovery and rebuilding efforts?

The specific needs for items may change over time, but generally, items like non-perishable food, bottled water, hygiene products, and infant formula and diapers, and new clothing are often in high demand. It’s essential to check with local organizations for the most up-to-date lists of needed items.

Why are monetary donations preferred for the recovery efforts?

Monetary donations enable nonprofits and community organizations to allocate funds where they are needed most at any given time. This flexibility ensures that resources can be directed to address the most urgent and evolving needs in the recovery process. For a list of County-endorsed non-profits and community funds, click here.

Where can I locate Maui centers and local organizations for making supply donations?

To find Maui centers and community organizations that accept supply donations, we recommend checking our Donate Supplies page. This webpage provides a comprehensive list of donation drop-off locations on Maui and information about local organizations and groups that are actively involved in receiving supplies. Additionally, you can also reach out to government agencies, disaster relief organizations, or explore community bulletin boards and social media groups for further details on specific needs and donation opportunities in Maui.

Can I donate my time or skills to help with the recovery efforts?

Yes, many organizations often require volunteers with various skills to assist in recovery efforts. You can reach out to local nonprofits or volunteer organizations to inquire about opportunities to donate your time and expertise.

Can I donate specific items like furniture or appliances to help the recovery efforts?

While specific items like furniture and appliances may be helpful, it’s essential to coordinate with local organizations to ensure that your donations align with current needs. The needs can vary depending on the stage of recovery, so it’s best to check with relevant organizations for guidance on what items they are currently accepting.

What is the Maui Volunteer Coalition for Recovery?

Cultivate a resilient and compassionate network by streamlining the process for connecting individuals, non-profits, organizations, residents, and visitors to support the Maui community in long-term disaster response, recovery, and restoration activities.

Who can join the Maui Volunteer Coalition?

We have teamed up with POINT is a collaborative volunteer platform that connects communities with local causes. We give you the tools to easily manage your volunteer opportunities and help you find volunteers for your non-profit initiatives. All you have to do is be:

  • A non-profit in Maui County
  • Interested in joining our coalition
  • Reach out by filling out the form above.

How does POINT work for a nonprofit?

POINT’s app and cloud-based volunteer management dashboard is the easiest system for your organization to find and manage volunteers. Plus, it’s totally free. The Maui Volunteer Coalition for Recovery focuses on rallying non-profits across the island and offer them tools to make it easier for your organization to find, manage, and track volunteer activity. Get all the information on how to sign up by filling out our form above.

How can my company or organization use POINT?

No matter the size of your company, we can help engage employees and boost your initiatives for your non-profit to make sure you get the support you're looking for. Fill out the form to get started with our coalition.

Is this free?

For people: ​Our app is completely free!

For nonprofits: ​Believe it or not, Maui Volunteer Coalition for Recovery's volunteer management dashboard is free, just let us know if you're interested in joining. Each nonprofit organization in the MVCR Network will subscribe to POINT separately. With the County of Maui Office of Economic Development sponsoring the Network plan for Maui Volunteer Coalition for Recovery, all qualified 501c3 nonprofits will get a POINT subscription for free with POINT's Buy+Give model.

For religious organizations:​ You’re welcome to have your members use POINT for free. If you’d like to subscribe to POINT to manage and track your social impact there’s a reduced subscription fee for religious organizations. Start by letting us know if you're interested.

For companies: We use an equitable pricing model based on the number of employees in your company. While not free, we strive to make sure our technology is affordable. Plus, with our Buy+Give model when you subscribe to POINT, you are able to gift the same powerful platform to the nonprofits you support!