How to help Australia during devastating wildfires

Posted at 11:55 PM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-08 00:17:16-05

There are several organizations you can donate to to help people and animals in Australia as wildfires continue to rage there.

Where to donate to help Australia:

1. Donate directly to a state fire authority or a local fire brigade. Both Victoria and New South Wales have been hit hard by the wildfires. You can donate to fire departments in Victoria here and departments in New South Wales here.

2. The Australian Red Cross is collecting donations through its website.

3. You can also donate through the American Red Cross on behalf of Australia.

How to help the animals:

1. Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service Inc.

2. Koala Hospital Port Macquarie

3.Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

4. Wildlife Victoria

5. RSPCA Australia