Convoy of Hope Responds to Deadly Hawaii Fires

Delivering help and hope to the island of Maui

SPRINGFIELD, MO — On August 8, deadly wildfires hit the Hawaiian island of Maui, taking lives, causing mass destruction, and displacing thousands of people from their homes. Convoy of Hope’s team is on the ground, working with partners to respond to immediate needs by distributing food, water, hygiene kits and other essential supplies.

Deadly wildfires hit the Hawaiian island of Maui. Convoy of Hope's team is on the ground, working with partners to respond to immediate needs
Convoy of Hope’s Disaster Services team delivers essential supplies to survivors of the Maui wildfires. Convoy is working on the island to deliver life-sustaining supplies. (PRNewsfoto/Convoy of Hope)

With help from Convoy’s strategically located Regional Distribution Center in Sacramento, California, supplies will arrive a week sooner than planned.

Convoy has responded to 46 natural disasters around the world so far this year.

About Convoy of Hope

Convoy of Hope is a global, faith-based organization that serves vulnerable communities. By partnering with local churches, businesses, civic organizations, and government agencies, Convoy has strategically offered help and hope in more than 130 countries around the world. Since its founding in 1994, Convoy of Hope has served 200 million people and counting. Each year since 2002, Charity Navigator has awarded its highest rating to the organization — recognizing Convoy as a Four-Star Charity. Visit to learn more.

Contact: Ethan Forhetz, National Spokesperson, (417) 848-8123,

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