BBB Wise Giving Alliance: Donating for Wildfire Relief

For those seeking to contribute to relief efforts directed to those impacted by the wildfires taking place on the west coast of the United States, the BBB Wise Giving Alliance has posted tips on its website,

Among other things, donors are encouraged to contribute to established relief organizations that meet the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. These organizations will be in the best position to provide assistance quickly and effectively.


The following organizations are BBB Accredited Charities (i.e., meet the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability) and currently have a website homepage that announces they are collecting funds to assist those impacted by the West Coast wildfires.


American Red Cross

Direct Relief


Salvation Army

Information courtesy of the Better Business Bureau