Our Islands, Our Future

The County of Maui Volunteer Center joins with over 100 nonprofits to mobilize volunteers for those affected by the Maui wildfires. Many people are searching for ways to assist the community right now. Below is a short list of some of the current opportunities within the Center’s partner agencies. Volunteer opportunities will continue to arise over the coming months as help, recovery and healing are all needed. 

  • Maui Strong Fund: Administered by the Hawaii Community Foundation, the fund  provides financial resources to support the immediate and long-term recovery needs for residents affected by the wildfires. See for information on how to donate or volunteer to assist. For additional information, call 808-270-7285.
  • Maui United Way: MUW plans to continue providing monetary grants to each resident with a home or business in the burn zones. Those who want to donate should go to or call 808-244-8787 to volunteer.
  • Maui Food Bank: The sign-up form is on the website: Scroll down and click ‘Emergency Volunteer Sign-Up’. Non-perishable food donations can be dropped off daily from 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. to the Maui Food Bank Store at 90 Amala Place, Kahului.
  • Hawaii Red Cross: Register online as a Hawaii Red Cross Volunteer or streamline the application by visiting their office at 95 Mahalani Street, Conference Room # 3, Building 5, Wailuku.
  • Na Hoaloha: Volunteers provide escorted transportation for seniors who need to go to medical appointments, grocery shopping, and more.  To volunteer, call 808-249-2545.
  • Our Kupuna: Join them in making a difference in the Our Kupuna Volunteer Program. For more information, go to .
  • Maui Humane Society: To volunteer or donate, go to or call 808-877-3680.
  • Maui Rescue Mission: Offering a mobile resource center for those struggling with homelessness. Recently, donors and volunteers delivered 100 fire relief bags to those displaced by the fire. Contact them at or call 808-727-9008

MEDB’s ‘ohana continues to hold all those affected by the Maui fires in our thoughts and prayers as we work collectively to serve our community’s recovery and renewal. Leslie Wilkins, MEDB President & CEO