2022 Natural Disaster Resource & Giving Guide

September 29, 2022 - Philanthropy & Giving
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Every year, the United States experiences devastating natural disaster events such as hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, etc. If you are interested in helping the disaster relief effort, we have included some suggestions below. For more information or to donate, click the links below.

American Red Cross donations enable the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to, and help people recover from disasters. This includes providing food, shelter, relief supplies, emotional support, recovery planning, and other assistance.

Center for Disaster Philanthropy is the only full-time resource dedicated to helping donors maximize their impact through expert resources, community-driven grantmaking, and philanthropic consulting services. Their emphasis is on medium- and long-term recovery by directing financial and technical support where it is most needed.

Convoy of Hope is a faith-based organization with a driving passion to feed the world through children’s feeding initiatives, community outreach, and disaster response.

The Salvation Army serves in nearly every zip-code across the United States and can provide immediate disaster relief. They provide services such as emergency preparedness, immediate emergency response, long-term disaster recovery, and emotional and spiritual care.

Samaritan’s Purse is a faith-based organization. Samaritan’s Purse responds to the urgent needs of families devastated by natural disasters. Whether in the United States or abroad, they come alongside hurting people to bring emergency relief and practical help.

Team Rubicon is an international disaster response nonprofit that unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly provide relief to communities in need before, during, and after disasters and crises.

When Making Donations

If you’re interested in donating to one or more of these organizations through your donor-advised fund or private foundation, please let us know. If you decide to donate to an organization directly, we encourage you to give to one of these organizations or an organization you know. Make sure your donation is secure by donating through an organization’s official website or sending a check in the mail. GoFundMe sites or links through social media sites are discouraged because of scams exploiting this crisis. For all donations, please specify that the donation is to assist the people affected by the natural disaster relief effort you want to support.