Bateman Bay, Australia, on December 31, 2019. (Copernicus EMS; Sentinel 2/ESA)

Australian Bushfires – How you can help

As fires tear through Australian communities, destroying lives, homes and animals, many are wondering what they can do to help victims and support firefighters.

Here’s how you can help.

In addition to praying for the affected communities, you can make a financial donation to support the communities affected by the recent and continuing bushfires. Here are some of the organisations and charities that our local churches have shared appeal information about.

Please give generously to those in need.

Victoria Country Fire Authority Bushfire Disaster Appeal

NSW Rural Fire Service

Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery

Anglicare Victoria Bushfire Emergency Appeal

Baptist Union of Victoria Bushfire Relief

Community Enterprise Foundation VIC Bushfire Disaster Appeal

Coptic Hope Charity (reference ‘bushfires’)

Lutheran Church of Australia Disaster and Welfare Fund

Salvation Army Emergency Services Disaster Appeal

St Vincent de Paul Society Bushfire Appeal

World Wildlife Fund Bushfire Emergency NSW

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