When you choose to support a disaster relief effort, please consider these guidelines to most effectively help those in need:
Donate to the organization’s general disaster relief fund, so the funds can be used where they’re most helpful.
Send funds instead of physical goods.
Help to fund prevention and continue to give over time.
Encourage accountability to the organizations you choose to support.
Hurricane Matthew hit parts of the Caribbean and is impacting the southeastern United States. Thousands have been displaced, the death toll is rising, and the massive flooding has medical officials concerned about an outbreak of cholera in Haiti.
Many organizations are facilitating relief efforts for Hurricane Matthew. The organizations listed below have been recommended by the Center for Disaster Philanthropy.
The flooding in Louisiana has resulted in the death of 13 people. It has destroyed thousands of homes, caused billions of dollars in damage, and left many with nothing. Hundreds of thousands of Louisiana residents have been impacted by the flooding.
Many organizations are helping with Louisiana Flood relief efforts. The organizations listed below have been recommended by the Center for Disaster Philanthropy.
Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Tax ID: 72-6030391
Louisiana Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters
Tax ID: 27-3317942
Save the Children
Tax ID: 06-0726487
United Way – Greater New Orleans Area
Tax ID: 72-0471369
The unprecedented movement of people around the world has created the highest number of displaced persons since World War II. More than half of registered refugees are children and youth.
Many organizations have stepped up their response efforts, sending staff and supplies to camps and centers where the refugees arrive. The organizations listed below have been recommended by the Center for Disaster Philanthropy.