Ellen loves Australia and its people, and right now they need our help. For months, wildfires have been burning across the country in record-breaking heat and strong winds. Thousands of people have been displaced, homes have been burned, and lives have been lost. Nearly half a billion animals have been killed, and nearly a third of their habitat has been destroyed.
This campaign will help the firefighters, people, and animals of Australia. The goal is to raise $5 million, and with your help, Ellen believes we can reach that goal and help those in need.
Donations will be going to Australian Red Cross
, a humanitarian aid and community services charity in Australia, and WIRES
, Australia’s largest wildlife rescue organization.The Ellen team is working with GoFundMe.org (a 501c3 non-profit organization, EIN # 81-2279757) to manage donations. All donations made on this page will be held by GoFundMe.org for the purpose of distributing such contributions in support of Australian organizations focused on wildfire relief. All donations are subject to the variance power of GoFundMe.org, as stated in the applicable GoFundMe.org policies. Subject to applicable law, donations may be tax-deductible.