Wildfire disaster relief efforts

Here's how you can help people affected by the western wildfires

Dangerous wildfires are spreading through California claiming the lives of dozens of people and leaving hundreds missing. The fires have destroyed thousands of acres, ruining homes, businesses and communities. Wildfires across Montana, Washington and Oregon also caused widespread devastation. Your assistance can help provide relief to the many individuals and communities impacted by these wildfires.

Your actions make a difference: Donate, direct, volunteer


The organizations listed below are actively working to support the disaster. To donate or direct, simply click the appropriate button under the organization you wish to give to.

American Red Cross
Sacramento, CA

American Red Cross Inland Northwest
Spokane, WA

Central Cascades Fire and EMS
Crescent Lake, OR

Columbia Land Trust
Vancouver, WA

Convoy of Hope
Springfield, MO

Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County
Santa Rosa, CA

Habitat For Humanity Yuba Sutter
Marysville, CA


Eligible Thrivent Members can apply to lead a Thrivent Action Team to raise funds for the organization. Need some inspiration? Check out these Thrivent Action Team ideas (PDF).

To apply:

  1. Click on "Apply now" below to log in.
  2. Complete the application.

Once your activity is approved, you'll receive $250 in seed money to jump-start your event as well as a kit containing T-shirts and a banner to create visibility!

Disaster Response

When tragedy strikes, many of us ask: "What can I do?" From charitable giving through hands-on support and personal donations to national grants, we're here to help when regional or national disasters happen.

3 ways you can help

Thrivent action teams

Personal Donations

Personal donations can be made through InFaith Community Foundation to help those impacted by natural disasters.

Thrivent choice dollars

Direct Choice Dollars

Eligible Thrivent members can direct Choice Dollars® to help provide disaster victims with support as they begin to recover.

Donate to the cause

Local support

Thrivent Action Teams bring people in local communities together to raise funds for regional or national disasters.