Supporting Communities Affected by the Bushfires

The CCNB community is standing in solidarity with communities impacted by the fires.

Many of our customers, staff, volunteers are already involved in the efforts to support communities at this point in time. Many people want to help but are unsure how to do that.

Below are a list of ways you can help at this point in time. From our community to the communities of Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla, Southern Highlands, Snowy Mountains, Kangaroo Island,  and Victoria, we wish you a speedy recovery.

DONATE TIME:

The Rescue Collective and Animal Rescue Collective (ARC) and Animal Rescue Craft Guild – to make animal pouches
https://www.facebook.com/groups/arfsncrafts/

Sewing sessions for Injured bushfire animals Sydney
https://www.facebook.com/arfsncrafts/

Animal Rescue Craft Guild – Cash Donations
mkc.org.au/donations/arfsncrafts

Sewers and Knitters Sewing, Knitting & Crochet for Animal Rescue needed Saturday 19th January – in North Sydney
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/sewing-knitting-crochet-for-animal-rescue-tickets-88168140281

Volunteer with Red Cross
https://www.redcross.org.au/get-involved/connect/volunteer

SEEK – Emergency Response, in Australia
https://www.volunteer.com.au/emergency-response-volunteering?daytime=1

Blaze Aid
https://blazeaid.com.au/

Organic & Biodynamic Farmers needing a hand from the bushfire emergency across Australia
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScVPzB4y_QyvmeJ94UhCQYh4mmI7X_4kHAdDG8OotyrOBaTCA/viewform

DONATE TO ANIMAL CARE AND SUPPORT:

WIRES – Wildlife Rescue
https://www.wires.org.au/

FAWNA  – For Australian Wildlife Needing Aid
https://www.fawna.org.au/

RSPCA NSW
https://www.rspcansw.org.au/bushfire-appeal/?location=nswblog

RSPCA Victoria
https://rspcavic.org/giving/donate

Help save Kangaroo Islands Koalas and wildlife
https://au.gofundme.com/f/help-save-kangaroo-islands-koalas-and-wildlife

World Wildlife Fund Australia
https://www.wwf.org.au/get-involved/bushfire-emergency#gs.qysljw

Wildlife Victoria
https://www.wildlifevictoria.org.au/

Patterns for Animal pouches – approved by Animal Rescue Collective Craft Guild 
https://www.spotlightstores.com/arccg-projects

DONATE HOUSING OR A PLACE TO STAY:

Find a Bed
https://www.findabed.info/

Host people in need of emergency housing
https://www.airbnb.com.au/openhomes/disaster-relief/

DONATION OF  ITEMS:

GIVIT
http://www.givit.org.au/items-needed

Foodbank
https://www.foodbank.org.au/natural-disaster-relief/?state=nsw-act

Vinnies
https://www.vinnies.org.au/page/News/NSW/Media_Releases_2019/Donate_at_northern_NSW_Vinnies_Shops_to_help_fire_victims/

DONATE TO AID ORGANISATIONS:

Salvation Army – Donate to the Disaster Appeal
https://www.salvationarmy.org.au/donate/make-a-donation/donate-online/?appeal=disasterappeal

Bushfire Disaster Appeal – Choose where your donation will go
https://www.communityenterprisefoundation.com.au/make-a-donation/

The NSW Rural Fire Service Association (RFSA)
http://www.rfsa.org.au/

NSW Rural Fire Service – Support for firefighter families
https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/news-and-media/general-news/featured/support-for-firefighter-families

Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal
https://frrr.org.au/cb_pages/supporting_bushfire-affected_communities.php

Kangaroo Island Mayoral Relief and Recovery Bushfire Fund
https://www.kangarooisland.sa.gov.au/notice-board/latest-news/ki-mayoral-relief-and-recovery-bushfire-fund

Vinnies Bushfire Appeal
https://donate.vinnies.org.au/appeals-nsw/vinnies-nsw-bushfire-appeal-nsw

Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery
https://fundraise.redcross.org.au/drr

Victorian Bushfire Appeal
https://www.vic.gov.au/bushfireappeal

Victorian Country Fire Authority
https://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/about/supporting-cfa#donate-cfa

Rural Fire Brigades Association Queensland
https://www.rfbaq.org/donate-to-rfbaq

South Australian Country Fire Service
https://cfsfoundation.org.au/donate

SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS AFFECTED:

A platform for businesses in bushfire-impacted areas get back on their feet
https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/spendwiththem/

Buy from the Bush
https://www.facebook.com/groups/buyfromthebush/

SCAMS:

Please be aware of Scams that may occur at this time:
https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/news/bushfires-and-scams