Blackbaud Customers Raise Millions of Dollars for Victims of the Hawaii Wildfires
"In the midst of this devastation, we are humbled by the critical support our customers are enabling in response to the fires on
Nonprofit and Foundation Customers Providing Critical Services and Raising Funds
In times of crisis, nonprofits and foundations rely on Blackbaud technology to manage donor outreach and process donations. Examples include:
Community Foundation's Maui Strong Fundis providing financial resources to support the immediate and long-term recovery needs for the people and places affected by the devastating Mauiwildfires. The Maui Strong Fundhas received over $60 millionin donations from over 44 countries and counting, seeing a 500% increase in donations after the fires broke out. In three weeks alone, the foundation has distributed $10 millionin grants to nearly 60 partners on the ground providing immediate relief to Mauicommunities.
Tua Foundation, established by NFL quarterback and Hawaiian native Tua Tagovailoa, has started a fund to help heal Hawaii, raising over $100,000so far.
- Catholic Charities Hawai'i is collaborating with community partners to deliver resources and services including housing, financial assistance, everyday essential needs, help in rebuilding homes and counseling.
"We hope the acts of kindness by thousands of people across the world who have already donated will help to uplift the many people that were affected by these devastating wildfires and offer hope that we're all in this together," said Micah Kāne, CEO and president of Hawai'i
Corporate Customers Supporting the Cause
Corporations leveraging YourCause® from Blackbaud® have been able to quickly deploy employee giving and matching donation campaigns to cultivate the generosity of their workforce. To date, over 200 companies have set up dedicated response programs on the YourCause platform, facilitating more than
"It's heartbreaking to see the devastation in our communities, and as our neighbors begin to face the challenge of rebuilding, we hope to enhance the ongoing relief efforts by supporting community organizations on the ground," said
Blackbaud builds essential software that frees purpose-driven teams to focus on what matters most: delivering impact. Blackbaud teams are working to enable customers to quickly respond to the crisis in
Blackbaud has made a donation to the Hawai'i
Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) is the leading software provider exclusively dedicated to powering social impact. Serving the nonprofit and education sectors, companies committed to social responsibility and individual change makers, Blackbaud's essential software is built to accelerate impact in fundraising, nonprofit financial management, digital giving, grantmaking, corporate social responsibility and education management. With millions of users and over
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