Kempus Stands in Solidarity with Maui Community, Donates to Maui Strong Wildfire Relief Efforts

Kempus extends its mission of community support through a charitable donation to help the wildfire victims in Maui, Hawaii.

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Kempus, an online community where students can connect and discuss the university and early career experience anonymously, has made a charitable donation to Maui Strong, to help the affected people catastrophic wildfires that ravaged parts of Western Maui. This was as part of its commitment to community building beyond virtual walls.

The devastating wildfires were fueled by Hurricane Dora’s winds in August 2023, resulting in an unprecedented tragedy. Claiming at least 114 lives, it became the deadliest U.S. wildfire in over a century. Thousands of homes, businesses, and historical sites were destroyed, leaving survivors scrambling for basic necessities such as food, water, and housing.

Since launching in 2023, Kempus has become a valuable resource for students in terms of anonymous peer reviews, university experience sharing, and early career preparation. This initiative to help Maui’s wildfire victims serves as an extension of Kempus’ ongoing efforts to provide value to communities, both online and offline.

Jae Lee, the CEO of Kempus, spoke candidly about the disaster. “Needless to say, the wildfires shattered a community. No amount can replace lives lost or reverse the impact, but we at Kempus are proud to be a part of planting seeds for the future. Seeds that will hopefully grow into long-term recovery and hope for those affected in Maui.”

Kempus encourages the general public to support the victims and the rebuilding process. In addition to Maui Strong, here are additional charities to which one can donate to help the affected people of Maui:

About Kempus

Kempus (Kempus, Inc.) is an online community for verified students to anonymously connect and share reviews on their course and university experience—without fear of reprisal. With Kempus, students can access up-to-date reports on components of the university experience at a glance, and are further encouraged to dive into deeper discussions within Kempus’ platform. Additionally, the Kempus platform assists the student body with early career preparation, for further empowerment. The Kempus community is one that strengthens its members at the individual level, to facilitate the most optimal and delightful university experience that is as unique as the students themselves. For more information about Kempus, visit

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