The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
FIRE - Flagstaff International Relief Effort is dedicated to providing resources and support to communities in need, reducing poverty, and improving the quality of life.
FIRE - Flagstaff International Relief Effort is a non-profit and non-government organization (NGO) operating since 1999. FIRE is a registered 501c.3 organization in the United States, headquartered in Flagstaff, Arizona, with a registered NGO branch of office in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and small operation in Langtang, Nepal. After 16 years of work, FIRE continues to evolve, meeting the challenges of a rapidly changing world. Through sustainable programming, FIRE strives to empower communities and individuals. In 2015 FIRE started a project to help the village of Langtang, Nepal rebuild after the April 25 earthquake. This has grown into a small office with local representatives in Kathmandu and Langtang. In 2016, FIRE teamed up with Grand Canyon Wildlands Council to coordinate a media group - the Ed Fund, in memory of our longtime collaborator and supporter, Ed George.