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About the Fund

The CarMax Associate Disaster Relief Fund was created to help employees who are facing financial hardship immediately after a natural disaster or an unforeseen personal hardship.

Make a Donation

Set up recurring gifts or make a one-time donation.

To make a donation using your Credit Card, Debit Card or other available options click here.

To make a donation via Text-to-Give, simply text the unique keyword “KMX" to 71777.

All donations to the fund at the Emergency Assistance Foundation, Inc. are tax deductible in the U.S. The EIN# for the Emergency Assistance Foundation is 45-1813056.

Apply for Grant

If you are experiencing a personal hardship or the effects of a qualified disaster, you can apply for a grant. Please read the Application FAQs to see if you qualify.

The Emergency Assistance Foundation, Inc. administers all fund activities, and when needed assist applicants with their grant applications. CarMax will not have any insight into the grant process unless a grant recipient chooses to share his or her story.

The Community Resource is for individuals looking for help from local community programs.

For information about additional resources, visit CarMax’s  resource page.