Within the first two weeks of the fires, we distributed funds to nonprofit direct service organizations for the following services, and we continue to vet applications to provide additional services to Maui fire survivors every day:
Maui United Way also launched direct Emergency Financial Assistance for survivors of the fire to meet the needs of those who lost everything. As we move beyond initial emergency response, MUW will engage with the community to ensure donations are distributed via a survivor-centered approach that creates a stronger, more resilient community for the future.
Maui United Way’s Individual Emergency Financial Assistance Program has ended. We are now working on processing payments to those individuals who applied for assistance.
For Fire Survivors Who Requested Financial Assistance: How the Process Works and What to Expect