GEM 2020  Mission

Oregon Wildfires

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Lacamas Magazine
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$15,000 given to Southern Oregon families displaced by fires
Statesman Journal
Dallas, Oregon, native uses connections to organize wildfire relief effort
Fox 12 Oregon
Nonprofit gives gift cards, other supplies to people impacted by Oregon wildfires
Fox 12 Oregon
Detroit woman devastated after losing gas station in wildfire
Statesman Journal
Driven from fire in Detroit, a mother reunites with her daughters
PDX Monthly
Here’s How to Help the Victims of Oregon’s Wildfires

Summary Stats

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Phase 1:

Disaster Relief

Global Empowerment Mission BStrong responded to the Oregon Fires in its phase 1 initiative by partnering with Oregon’s Brinker family to mobilize ground teams, supplies and financial aid to Oregon’s hardest hit regions.

  • Riverside Fire (Mollala)
  • Beachie Creek Fire (Scott’s Mills, Mill City, Detroit, Gates, Lyons)
  • Holiday Farm Fire (Blue River, Vida, McKenzie Bridge)
  • Alameda Fire (Phoenix, Talent, Ashland)
  • Echo Mountain Complex (Otis, Lincoln City)

We are currently distributing much needed supplies to these affected areas.

Our mission is to deploy the resources and support Oregon’s hardest hit rural communities need most right now and throughout the rebuilding process.


Click here to learn more about how GEM responded to the 2018 California Fires.

Phase 2

The Gap Period​

Global Empowerment Mission and its Oregonian partner, Brinker are now its its phase 2 programming which encompasses purchasing temp shelter, tools and long term sustainable equipment to help rebuild the areas most affected.


  • Sue Hostetler and Beau Wrigley Family Foundation
  • Christina Kindwall
  • Bobby Valentine
  • Kirstin Jorgensen
  • IMD Models Medford
  • David Labrava
  • Body Bliss Yoga Studio
  • Tradewinds Transportation
  • Maui Nui Venison
  • Global Citizen USA
  • Santiam Canyon Wildfire Relief Fund

Recent Missions

United States
GEM is prepositioned to immediately deploy to flooding disasters in the United States. We are presently responding to the historic flooding in Vermont, and will be distributing trucks of Family Necessity Kits, water, hygiene, mattresses, and more.