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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:

Washington, DC
308 reviews
Avg:  12.81818345
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According to the dictionary the word humane means “having or showing compassion or benevolence. ‘regulations ensuring the humane treatment of animals.’” ... more »

Best Friends Animal Society

  Lisa318 wrote:
Kanab, UT
114 reviews
Avg:  1234.701755
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I have volunteered here many times over the years. It is incredibly well run by caring individuals and great volunteers... more »

Walk On Foundation Inc.

  Bryanna Z. wrote:
Milton, PA
78 reviews
Avg:  1234.93595
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This organization helped my husband get new hearing aids which he desperately need and there was no way we could afford it on our own. They were extremely helpful, ... more »

American National Red Cross

  Katrina Survivor wrote:
Washington, DC
70 reviews
Avg:  12.52857345
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We have typically donated to the American Red Cross as disasters across our country and all over the world have occurred. Recently, a church group sent out a ... more »
Westport, CT
64 reviews
Avg:  123.9843845
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This organization has been taking money from my bank acct after I have tried numerous times to cancel my donations. I would urge you to never engage in any donation... more »

MATTHEW 25: MINISTRIES INC

  ballet4god wrote:
Cincinnati, OH
59 reviews
Avg:  1234.881365
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I'm a pre-teen that has volunteered at Matthew 25: Ministries many times with my family. I enjoy serving at Matthew 25: Ministries, because I like the thought of ... more »

Covenant House

  IAMYOURPADRE wrote:
New York, NY
41 reviews
Avg:  1234.560985
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So I volunteer at Covenant House. I'm a active duty military member that has served over +10 years. I've two degrees. I'm not an idiot. Copy all, on the salaries...... 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 »

Feeding America

  Maewen C. wrote:
Chicago, IL
23 reviews
Avg:  12.34783345
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I donate every year at Christmas to a charitable organization. Last year I chose Feeding America. Since then, I have been flooded with junk mail from every ... more »

Nazareth Housing, Inc.

  ctd8 wrote:
New York, NY
16 reviews
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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 »
Santa Barbara, CA
9 reviews
Avg:  12345
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Full disclaimer - I worked at Direct Relief for a few years. So, while I may maintain some sort of bias, I also know the organization from the inside out. Having ... more »

AmeriCares Foundation, Inc.

  dejafra wrote:
Stamford, CT
8 reviews
Avg:  123.37545
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I donated to AmeriCares two years ago and, as is my wont, reviewed my charity contributions annually so that I would be able to donate to other charities in an ... more »

New York City Relief, Inc.

  ndawkins wrote:
New York, NY
5 reviews
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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 »

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 »

Salvation Army World Service Office

  txblueeyes1956 wrote:
Alexandria, VA
2 reviews
Avg:  1234.55
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the salvation army is the first to respond to any kind of an emergency. this is why we need to support them... 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
2 reviews
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The Food Bank tends to hire temp after temp by way of Temporary Staffing by Suzanne in order to avoid creating full-time positions with benefits. This is because ... more »

Food Bank of Central New York

  Allison D. wrote:
Syracuse, NY
1 review
Avg:  12345
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The Food Bank of Central New York is an incredible place. They took the idea of a food bank and made it so much more - not just handing out bags of food to local ... more »
New York, NY
1 review
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courteous knowledgable staff advocating for people that hungry and in need... more »