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Over the past several years, we have seen the California wildfire season have increasingly intense and destructive fires.  Massive fires can destroy thousands of structures in a short period of time, creating chaos and great need for thousands of families that become suddenly displaced, and leaving entire communities in need of completely rebuilding.

 

Hidaya Foundation, being headquartered in California, does its best in such times to reach out using our network to help our fellow neighbors in their time of need.

 

November 2018 - Camp Fire

The Camp Fire, maybe the most destructive fire in California's history has burned almost 6,500 homes and claimed the lives of 42 people, with more than 200 still missing as rescue teams are searching the scorched debris left in its wake.  The city of Paradise, with a population of 27,000, many of whom are elderly and retired, has been almost completely destroyed and tens of thousands more from other nearby areas are still on evacuation orders as the fire rages on.


Hidaya Foundation is collecting funds to support families affected by this disaster through our partners and volunteers in Northern California.

 

Paradise Fire


 

 

July 2018 - Carr Fire

The massive Carr Fire in Redding, CA burned over 110,000 acres, an area more than 3 times the size of San Francisco.  In its wake, the fire destroyed nearly 1,500 structures, mostly homes and affected more than 40,000 people.


Hidaya Foundation collected funds and worked with volunteers and organizations in Redding to provide food, clothing, housing, transportation, counseling, and more to affected families.

 

Redding Fire

 

Relief Efforts


 

 

October 2017 - Northern CA Fires

A dozen fires burned simultaneously in Northern California throughout several counties, scorching hundreds of thousands of acres, including entire neighborhoods.  More than 40 people died and nearly 6,000 homes and businesses were destroyed.


Hidaya Foundation, collected funds to support some of our neighbors in  the Santa Rosa area in their time of need.

 

Northern CA Fire

 

Burned Neighborhood

 


 

Sitara-e-Isaar Awarded to Hidaya Foundation

Hidaya Foundation was awarded Sitara-i-Eisaar (Star of Sacrifice) by the Government of Pakistan, in recognition of the results-oriented relief efforts during the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan.

Combined Federal Campaign

Hidaya Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) with FEIN 77-0502583. All cash and in-kind donations are tax deductible. Hidaya puts it’s best effort to utilize the funds donated for a specific project, sometimes circumstances dictate we use funds otherwise.