International & Disaster Relief

American AgCredit CAREs Fund

(Crisis And Recovery for Employees) Northern California has just endured one of the most tragic, destructive wildfires in the area’s history. To help with the journey to rebuild, we have established the American AgCredit CAREs fund as a way for American AgCredit employees to support each other in this time of need. For each employee […]

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Amgen Staff Disaster Relief Fund

The Amgen Employee Disaster Relief Fund provides financial assistance for shelter, loss of livelihood, medical attention and other relief to the victims of qualified disasters. The fund seeks to address severe and extraordinary needs not covered by other programs or insurance and is intended to help victims of a catastrophic event to continue working and contributing to the rebuilding of the community.

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Angelrock Project Foundation

The Angelrock Project Foundation supports global programs for women and underserved youth from low socio-economic backgrounds in the U.S. and abroad, with a particular focus in South Africa. In particular, the foundation sponsors Journey for Change: Empowering Youth Through Global Service, a volunteer and educational program for youth from Brooklyn, N.Y. that begins with a […]

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Blue Shield CA Employee Disaster Relief Fund

At Blue Shield of California, our employees can support each other by donating to our Employee Disaster Relief Fund, a charitable fund at the California Community Foundation.  Funded by employee donations and an initial corporate contribution from Blue Shield, our Employee Disaster Relief Fund provides short-term, immediate financial relief to employees who’ve suffered significant hardship […]

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California Association Of REALTORS® Disaster Relief Fund

The California Association of REALTORS® established the C.A.R. Disaster Relief Fund in the wake of the devastating 2003 California wildfires. Grants provided by the fund were used to help members of the REALTORS® family — REALTORS®, their staff, and association members and their staff — who incurred substantial losses due to the wildfires. The fund […]

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California Wildfire Relief

The 2017 wildfire season is one of the most devastating ever recorded, with dozens of lives lost and tens of thousands evacuated. As of October 10, more than 115,000 acres were ablaze in nearly a dozen separate fires in Northern California. Governor Jerry Brown has declared states of emergency in Napa, Sonoma, Yuba, Butte, Lake, […]

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Future of L.A. Fund

The needs of Los Angeles County are complex and constantly evolving. Future generations will face problems that can’t possibly be anticipated today, and issues that now seem insurmountable may no longer affect L.A. residents. Built over a century by visionary donors who understand that community needs change over time, the Future of L.A. Fund allows […]

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HELP Fund

The HELP Fund was created in 2007 so our staff members can help each other in times of need. Since inception, we have granted tens of thousands of dollars in assistance to our staff members. With your continued support we can truly HELP make a positive impact in the lives of our”Cheesecake Family” experiencing a […]

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Help Syrians Displaced by Civil War

Since the brutal conflict in Syria began more than five years ago, more than 300,000 lives have been lost. At least 13.5 million people have been affected by the conflict, including 6.1 million people internally displaced from their homes. Recent attacks in Aleppo have left millions fleeing for their lives and UNICEF estimates at least […]

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Hurricane Harvey Relief

On August 26, 2017, a Category 4 hurricane slammed into the coast of Texas, bringing 130 mph winds, torrential rain and devastating flooding to communities throughout southern Texas. As of August 28, six people had lost their lives in the storm, tens of thousands had been forced into shelters and more than 300,000 were without […]

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Hurricane Irma Relief

On September 10, 2017, a Category 4 hurricane smashed into southern Florida, forcing hundreds of thousands of residents from their homes and more leaving than 6.2 million without power. Damage is expected to run into the billions of dollars, and communities affected face a long and painful recovery. These organizations provide short and long term relief to affected residents. This list will be updated as more information and resources are available.

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Jamie Foxx Foundation

Mission The Jamie Foxx Foundation provides for the health, education, and welfare of children throughout the world, including housing, and HIV/AIDS issues in Africa and Haiti. Purpose To facilitate literacy and adoption programs as well as exposure to music, comedy, and the arts for children of all ages. The Jamie Foxx Foundation is administered by […]

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Jason Mraz Foundation

The Jason Mraz Foundation helps sustain organizations aligned with Jason’s pillars of service: HUMAN EQUALITY  Free The Slaves: Liberating slaves around the world, helping them rebuild their lives, and researching real world solutions to eradicate slavery forever. True Colors Fund: Seeks to inspire and engage everyone, particularly the straight community, to become active participants in the […]

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Jennifer Taylor Honick Foundation for Humanity

  The Jennifer Taylor Honick Foundation was established by Gigi Michaels in 2000 through The California Community Foundation (CCF), as a continued celebration of her daughter Jenny’s life and many accomplishments. The mission of the foundation is to enhance the quality of life for disabled and at-risk youth through educational and social experiences, enriching their […]

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Joseph A. Cristina HIV/AIDS Children’s Fund

Mattel and the Mattel Children’s Foundation created the Joseph Cristina Children’s HIV/AIDS Fund to make a difference in the lives of children affected by HIV/AIDS in the United States by helping to meet their diverse needs, educating and advocating on their behalf, and bringing joy and fun into their lives. Exclusively endowed by the Mattel Children’s […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Founded in 1998, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (“LDF”) works to protect the Earth’s last wild places by implementing solutions that restore balance to threatened ecosystems, and ensuring the long-term health and wellbeing of all its inhabitants. LDF, through partnerships and direct grant commitments, brings attention and needed funding to three areas: protecting biodiversity, ocean & […]

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MAJOR Fund

The Muslim and Jewish Organized Relief (MAJOR) Fund believes that now, more than ever, bridges need to be built not only between the Muslim and Jewish communities in the United States, but among all communities of faith. Under no circumstances should decisions regarding immigration or any rights and privileges granted to citizens of or visitors […]

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Mexican Earthquake Relief

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck central Mexico on Tuesday, September 19th 2017, shaking communities with a deadly intensity for over a hundred miles. The powerful quake caused devastating structural damage and killed at least 226 people. Many more remain unaccounted for.

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Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

In Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria obliterated the island’s power grid, leaving 3.4 million residents without power. Storm surges and flash flooding destroyed homes and other structures, killing dozens of residents and leaving many neighborhoods uninhabitable. Cell phone, landline and internet communication networks were almost entirely knocked out of  commission.  Experts estimate that some areas will be without electricity for up to six months. While rebuilding estimates are only beginning, it is clear that costs will be in the tens of billions, if not higher

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Raytheon Employee Disaster Relief Fund

Established in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, the Raytheon Employee Disaster Relief Fund provides a means by which Raytheon employees can respond to natural and man-made disasters, and help to address and ease the suffering of those personally affected. Established with a seed grant from Raytheon Company, the fund operates as a general charitable […]

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Trader Joe’s Crew Member Disaster Relief Fund

The Trader Joe’s Crew Member Disaster Relief Fund was created to support our area Crew Members who sustained significant personal loss during Hurricane Harvey- and Irma-related weather events. Trader Joe’s Crew Member Disaster Relief Fund is funded by Trader Joe’s Crew Members’ donations and Trader Joe’s Company. Trader Joe’s Company will pay for all administration costs […]

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Welk Associate Hardship and Disaster Relief Fund

Established in the aftermath of Hurricane Odile, the Welk Associate Hardship and Disaster Relief Fund provides a means by which Welk associates can respond to natural and man-made disasters, emergency situations or catastrophes, and help to address and ease the suffering of those personally affected. The fund operates as a general charitable fund and resource […]

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Wildfire Relief Fund

The California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief Fund supports intermediate and long-term recovery efforts for major California wildfires, as well as preparedness efforts. Since the Wildfire Relief Fund opened in 2003, we have raised $3.5 million altogether to support relief and recovery efforts in the aftermath of devastating wildfires in California. Grants from the Wildfire Relief […]

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