How to Support Louisiana Flood Relief Efforts
UPDATED 10/11/16: Although Hurricane Matthew has dissipated, it has left as many as 1,000 dead in Haiti and 34 confirmed deaths in the southeastern United States. Flooding, major power outages, and destroyed and uninhabitable homes continue to impact the coast.
UPDATED 10/5/16: After leaving Haiti in complete destruction, Hurricane Matthew has hurtled toward the Bahamas. The deadly hurricane has already killed 10 people across Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and the storm has become stronger with intense winds and rains. Its path is carving toward the U.S. and Florida is bracing for its landfall in the next few days.
Aid organizations are mobilizing relief efforts, and the following Classy partners need support to ensure they can deliver resources to the people who need them most.
How You Can Support Relief Efforts
Click the name of the organization to learn more about their mission, or donate directly to their Hurricane Matthew relief efforts.
LiveBeyond is a faith-based organization that delivers medical and maternal healthcare, clean water, education, and community resources to the people of Thomazeau, Haiti. Their Hurricane Relief Fund is raising support to bring food, clean water, and medical care to those affected in the region.
Team Rubicon is a disaster relief organization that matches the skills of military veterans with first responders to deploy emergency response teams. They are tracking the Category 4 hurricane to see where their assistance may be needed.
All Hands Volunteers
All Hands Volunteers alleviates the immediate and long-term needs of communities impacted by natural disasters. Their response teams are headed to Haiti, as well as preparing to deploy services to the Southeastern U.S.
Action Against Hunger
Action Against Hunger is committed to ending world hunger. They are prioritizing safe drinking water and sanitation to families affected in Haiti.
Sow a Seed
Sow a Seed is bringing hope, reducing hardship, and creating sustainable change in the lives of vulnerable children in the Caribbean. They are fundraising to deploy immediate aid to Haiti’s most impacted regions.
Watts of Love
Watts of Love works to bring sustainable solar light to vulnerable communities. The organization is working with local partners to identify and serve the villages that were most impacted by the hurricane.
Image Credit: All Hands Volunteers
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