Pacific Northwest Wildfires – Ways to Help
Banks, employees, and customers throughout the region have been impacted by the ongoing wildfires. For those interested in assisting, or for other ways to help those affected, please see below.
Wildfire Assistance Resources
OCC Major Disaster News Center
Washington DFI – Handling Finances after Natural Disaster
American Red Cross
United Way Pacific Northwest Wildfire Relief & Recovery Fund
Wildfire Smoke: https://www.doh.wa.gov/CommunityandEnvironment/AirQuality/SmokeFromFires
Dealing with Weather Emergencies (This site provides tips to assist consumers in planning for weather emergencies, organizing their finances, staying alert to disaster-related scams, and regaining their financial footing. It also includes links to and downloadable resources, including a customizable one-page handout, “Picking Up the Pieces after a Disaster,” that includes a section for adding local resources.)
Staying Alert to Disaster-related Scams
If your bank has created an assistance fund to help those impacted in your community, please let us know by emailing Megan Managan at firstname.lastname@example.org.