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Superstorm Sandy has caused havoc on the East Coast, flooding communities and leaving millions without power. The storm has proven deadly in several areas of New York and New Jersey, and thousands remain homeless in search of shelter. This is your opportunity to research user-rated nonprofits and find out which organizations truly help provide disaster relief and deserve your donation. Your donation can help these nonprofits provide necessary food, shelter, health and medical aid to those in need. The charities are listed in order of number of reviews.

 


Support people in need by donating to these nonprofits:

Best Friends Animal Society

  DMBslave wrote:
Kanab, UT
421 reviews
Avg:  1234.897865
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This is my all-time favorite charity. I love all of the work they do for the animals in their care, as well as for other animal charity groups. It is clear to see ... more »

The Humane Society of the United States

  LousyWithLove wrote:
Washington, DC
359 reviews
Avg:  123.0445745
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How does a 3 out of 5 star charity get "Top Rated" status for 2015? By posting a flood of scripted 5 star reviews during the designated time period. Here's the ... more »

Walk On Foundation Inc.

  Writer wrote:
Milton, PA
104 reviews
Avg:  1234.932695
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I have two children with numerous medical issues, but one of the big one is Dysautonomia. My children struggle with regulating their own body temperature. My ... more »
Fairfield, CT
87 reviews
Avg:  1234.137935
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Save the Children is a great reputable organization that I have the pleasure of working with and donating to. I trust that my donation is being used efficiently and ... more »

MATTHEW 25: MINISTRIES INC

  Writer wrote:
Cincinnati, OH
84 reviews
Avg:  1234.916675
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We donate clothes and household items regularly to Matthew 25. They have always been so gracious and appreciative. We are so proud to have an organization like ... more »

American National Red Cross

  SamanthaandChad F. wrote:
Washington, DC
80 reviews
Avg:  12.725345
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I began volunteering for the Red Cross almost 15 years ago in Germany as a participant in the dental assistant training program. The Red Cross changed my life at ... more »

Covenant House

  DebbWolf wrote:
New York, NY
50 reviews
Avg:  1234.585
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I think it is important for donors to know that, although this charity is extremely valuable, they will be put on a mailing list, not only for this organization, but... more »

Feeding America

  Writer wrote:
Chicago, IL
26 reviews
Avg:  12.30769345
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This charity is so annoying! I have been getting non-stop phone calls from "IL number"- I had NINE in one day, starting at 8:15 AM on Saturday for goodness' sake, ... more »

Citymeals-On-Wheels

  angela caputo wrote:
New York, NY
25 reviews
Avg:  1234.85
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This is one of the Best NY Meals program we have in NYC. Other then 1 complaint I see & hear only good things about this agency. The 1 problem is the salary pid to ... more »

Nazareth Housing, Inc.

  ctd8 wrote:
New York, NY
16 reviews
Avg:  12345
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Nazareth Housing is a truly impressive organization. The staff members are all extremely hardest-working, diligent and compassionate and the high degree of concern ... more »

Direct Relief

  Starz wrote:
Santa Barbara, CA
14 reviews
Avg:  12345
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have been associated with and donated to this organization for more than 10 years. As a volunteer and a donor, I am so glad to support a non-profit that is so ... more »

AmeriCares Foundation, Inc.

  DianeBosek wrote:
Stamford, CT
9 reviews
Avg:  123.5555645
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I have been volunteering at AmeriCares since 2008. Without question, this organization is well run and focused on serving. During my tenure, I have seen AmeriCares ... more »

New York City Relief, Inc.

  ndawkins wrote:
New York, NY
5 reviews
Avg:  12345
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I've had the awesome opportunity to serve on the Relief Bus in Jersey and NYC My husband loved it too and we're planning to take our kids so they can experience ... more »

AARP Foundation

  floridafillie wrote:
Washington, DC
5 reviews
Avg:  123.645
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I have been a member of AARP for almost a year. I am thinking of not renewing because of the endless junk mail that I receive. I am constantly receiving mail about... more »
Alexandria, VA
3 reviews
Avg:  123.3333345
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I worked for the Salvation Army in Dallas, TX at their Carr P. Collins Social Services Center. I just wanted to share my experience. I did not have a good ... more »

Food Bank For New York City

  laura.jacobs wrote:
New York, NY
3 reviews
Avg:  1.666672345
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I gave over $1000 to this charity and was invited to a round table discussion. I wanted to hear about where the need was. Where we were going to open and stock ... more »

New York Cares

  CraigWeinrich wrote:
New York, NY
2 reviews
Avg:  12345
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New York won the overall Excellence Award from the 2009 New York Times Company Nonprofit Excellence Awards. These awards recognize excellent nonprofit management ... more »
Hillside, NJ
2 reviews
Avg:  12345
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Wow - I wrote this second review because the first one is pretty much exactly the opposite of how I feel. The FoodBank is VERY well-managed - when you go to ... more »

Food Bank of Central New York

  LizWestfall wrote:
Syracuse, NY
2 reviews
Avg:  12345
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I have had the honor of working with the Food Bank of CNY since 2011. They have taught me the joy in service and the meaning of community. They are so appreciative ... more »
Neptune, NJ
2 reviews
Avg:  12345
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Our children of the Keansburg Schools have been the beneficiaries of the generosity of the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties "BackPack Program" since May 2008... more »
New York, NY
1 review
Avg:  12345
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courteous knowledgable staff advocating for people that hungry and in need... more »

New York Blood Center, Inc.

  Jane85 wrote:
New York, NY
1 review
Avg:  12345
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While this charity may in fact do wonderful things through its work, it is also capable of great wrong. If you have a choice where to donate blood, please consider ... more »