Planning Ahead for Hurricane Florence Disaster Recovery Support
By America's Charities on September 12, 2018
Hurricane force winds and severe rain often lead to extensive flooding, significant power outages and damage to property. As residents of South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia coastal areas prepare for Hurricane Florence to make landfall, recovery needs will depend on the hurricane's exact path of impact, speed and intensity. America’s Charities, in partnership with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, is carefully monitoring Hurricane Florence and the needs that may arise.
When natural disasters like Hurricane Florence strike, your company and its employees will want to send support immediately. But how? That's where America's Charities comes in. As your company's philanthropy partner, here are some key ways we can help your team respond to disaster recovery needs, along with some tips to ensure your employees donate wisely and effectively to charities providing relief efforts.
America's Charities Nonprofit Members Providing Help to Communities Impacted by Hurricane Florence:
- Feed the Children delivering over 400,000 pounds of food and disaster supplies to community partners in vulnerable areas. Donate Now.
- The Salvation Army National Capital Area has officers and staff on site in the Carolinas to assist families with food and spiritual care. Monetary donations allow for us to purchase and serve food and water to those in need. Donate Now.
- Best Friends Animal Society is working with partner organization throughout the affected areas to identify shelters/rescue groups in need of help. We've already started supporting many with transporting animals out of the area, and will continue post-hurricane to ensure that as many animals as possible are moved to safety. Donate Now.
- Feeding America is working with its network of local foodbanks to deploy and provide support, food and supplies to people in communities impacted by Hurricane Florence. For every dollar donated, the Feeding America network of food banks can secure and distribute at least 10 meals to those recovering from the storm. Donate Now.