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Over 90% of every dollar donated goes to those in need

Over 90% of each donation made to Kirwin International Relief Foundation goes directly to those in need.

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The Kirwin International Relief Foundation is a humanitarian organization dedicated to helping others help themselves in a respectful and environmentally sustainable manner through our dual mission of disaster relief and education.Our on-the-ground disaster relief is done by experienced volunteers who pay their own airfare and work with humanitarians native to the area. Your donation can make a difference.
100% of donations we are currently receiving will go directly to people who lost their homes in the Thomas Fire in the form of gift cards.

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Kirwin International Relief Foundation (or "KIRF")
c/o Mark & Angela Kirwin
376 Jones St.
Ventura, CA 93003 U.S.A.

Checks should be made out to “KIRF" or "Kirwin International Relief Foundation."

Donations to KIRF are tax deductable.
The Kirwin International Relief Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in the state of California Tax I.D. # 27-3431829. See our IRS Tax Exemption Acceptance Letter at our old address (PDF) >

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In addition to tax-deductible donations, the Kirwin International Relief Foundation accepts other gifts. Here are some other ways you can donate:

In-kind Gifts

In-kind gifts include new or nearly-new clothing or laptop computers, water sanitation equipment, building tools, eduational materials, age- and culturally- appropriate games, toys and sports equipment (soccer balls are a favorite) and other materials that may be safely and economically transported on an international flight. Please contact us for particular disaster relief or educational support needs.

Gifts of Financial Assets

Financial assets can include cash, stock, mutual funds or life insurance policies.

Including KIRF in a trust

You can name the Kirwin International Relief Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, as a beneficiary of a trust:
  • A donation may have positive tax implications by minimizing taxes as there is a tax deduction for charitable giving
  • Your gift or bequest can be named in honor or memory of a family, business, loved one or friend

You can reach us during normal business hours, Monday thru Friday, at our office care of the law firm Kirwin Becker Law Group

Phone: (805) 650-1044

We will be happy to meet with you and discuss supporting disaster relief and education projects through our non-profit.

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  We have a choice to use the gift of our lives to make the world a better place.

– Dr. Jane Goodall

  • 100% volunteer
  • Grass roots: we deliver relief ourselves
  • We partner with locals
  • Volunteers pay their own travel to afflicted areas
  • 501(c)(3) non-profit
  • We help people help themselves
  • Humanitarian aid and disaster relief
  • Local beliefs and social networks are respected
  • Sustainability and environmentalism are core values
  • For kindness and compassion