The only non-profit dedicated to the Columbia Gorge, Friends of the Columbia Gorge will be crucial to replanting efforts. Become a member of Friends of the Columbia Gorge at gorgefriends.org/donate. You can also sign up for emails for future volunteer opportunities, once the fires have cleared.
- Gorge First Responders
Thunder Island Brewery is organizing a GoFundMe page to honor the firefighters first on the scene. So far, they’ve raised $13,000 and are now trying to reach $20,000 to be split between first responders from Cascade Locks, North Bonneville, Stevenson, Wash., Carson, Washougal and Skamania.
Donate to the team who rescued the 153 trapped hikers from Eagle Creek. Donations will go to benefitting future search and rescue. You can donate at any U.S. Bank branch or can be delivered or mailed to: 601 State Street, Hood River, OR 97031.
- Various GoFundMe pages
There are currently 52 GoFundMe campaigns to help various Eagle Creek Fire efforts. These including helping an elderly woman whose house burned down, a family evacuated from their home and the chef of the Division Street restaurant Cibo, whose family evacuated. Go to the GoFundMe website and search "Eagle Creek Fire" for a complete list.