Hurricane Florence Relief Organizations - Together, we can help!
Many have asked how to help those affected by Hurricane Florence. We heard you and hope this list of organizations who specialize in assisting with catastrophic tragedies will help.
Samaritan's Purse North American Ministries has three response teams working in eastern North Carolina to help homeowners recover from terrible flooding caused by Florence's record-breaking downpours.
This organization's Hurricane Florence Relief Fund will initially support immediate needs for food, fuel, water, hygiene products and shelter, then transition to longer-term recovery efforts. GlobalGiving works by funding the relief efforts of vetted local organizations.
Donors Choose is currently accepting cash donations to "help teachers care for their students and restock their classrooms with materials like books, furniture, classroom supplies, technology, and therapy resources" in areas hit by the hurricane.
A global nonprofit, International Medical Corps specializes in providing health care and medical supplies to disaster-stricken regions. The corps is currently on the ground in North Carolina providing medical treatment.
he Virginia-based charity is on the ground in affected areas and accepting donations. The group is working with its church partners to distribute supplies.
Set up and managed by the state's government, the fund is accepting money as well as volunteers. Contributions will help with immediate unmet needs of Hurricane Florence victims. In addition to donating online, you can text Florence to 20222 or mail your contribution to: North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund, 20312 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699.
Money donated to Baptists on Mission will assist 2nd Baptist Church in Washington, N.C., and Temple Baptist Church in New Bern, N.C., in providing meals for those affected by the storm, among other things. The group is also asking for volunteers.
Founded by parents Michelle and Gregory Old in 2013, the Diaper Bank distributes over 200,000 diapers per month statewide with branches across North Carolina. It also provides access to basic necessities for families in shelters. The bank has an Amazon wish list asking for children's underwear, toilet paper, feminine products and diapers.
Operating for over 35 years, the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina works with a network of over 800 partners in the state. It is accepting donations at drop-off sites within those six towns, as well as monetary donations online.
Staffers have worked with shelters on the Carolina coast, making arrangements to ensure that animals are out of harm's way. They are currently accepting monetary donations, which will be matched until Sept. 30.
Coastal Animal Rescue is a no-kill shelter with a veterinary clinic that has taken in dozens of dogs and cats and given them treatment.