Ways to Contribute to Wildfire Relief

a photo of two firefighters dressed up and using a fire hose to combat a large wildfire; a white box surrounds white text "Ways to Contribute to Wildfire Relief"

With hurricanes and earthquakes hitting parts of our world, many aren’t aware of the dangerous wildfires in the US. Currently, fires are ravaging Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Montana, and Colorado. You can get daily updates here.

I grew up in Oregon and have family all along the west coast and northwest. It’s scary to see what these fires are doing, especially with the lack of rain. Thankfully, it’s rained a bit over the last week or so. The fires rage on, though.

If you can help, please check out the following organizations and crowdfunding projects:

There are additionally fires in Canada that affected First Nations tribes like Ashcroft earlier this year.

white background with red vertical lines on either side; black text "911!" and red text "Fight Against the Cassidy-Graham Plan" and black text "#savetheACA #ACAsavedmylife Not Standing Still's Disease"

911! Fight Against the Cassidy-Graham Plan

I posted this earlier in the week on my other site, Not Standing Still’s Disease, but wanted to repost here. Not only do we have to fight to protect the ADA, we still have to fight for healthcare. I’m starting to worry that this is going to be every fucking quarter, but I digress. You can read the 141-paged plan (referred to […]

teal and yellow background with a photo of a pristine beach; under is a black text box with white text "Ways to Help with Earthquake Relief" and teal text "chronic sex"

Ways to Help with Earthquake Relief

I know that so many of us have been focused on recovery post-hurricanes. Right now, though, Mexico also needs our help. On September 7th, an 8.1 magnitude earthquake ripped through Chiapas and Oaxaca. On the 19th, a 7.1 magnitude quake shook areas near Mexico City – and affected areas already hit on the 7th. Brigada de […]

Awareness Calendar for September

Month: Alzheimer’s Atrial Fibrillation Blood Cancer Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Childhood Cancer Guide Dogs! Gynecological Cancer Healthy Aging ITP (immune thrombocytopenia) Menopause Ovarian Cancer Pain Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Prostate Cancer Rheumatic Disease Self-Awareness Self-Improvement Sepsis Sexual Health Sickle Cell Traumatic Brain Injury Yoga Days/weeks: World Sexual Health Day (4) World Suicide Prevention Day (10) National Suicide Prevention […]

Awareness Calendar for August

Month: Alternative Sex Month Anal August Autoinflammatory Awareness Gastroparesis Immunization Psoriasis Day/week: Minority Donor Awareness Day (1) Grab Some Nuts Day (3) Underwear Day (6) Klippel-Feil Syndrome Awareness Day (6) Severe M.E. Awareness Day (8) Internet Self-Care Day (21) A Day for SJIA (22)