August 26, 2011 at 11:58pm
As Hurricane Irene quickly approaches the East Coast, we hope everyone will stay safe. Below is a list of top-rated nonprofits in the NYC, Boston, D.C., Philadelphia, Charleston, and Raleigh areas in addition to National Organizations that are preparing to respond.
From helping people prepare disaster action plans, to providing food and shelter and responding to animals affected by the storm, these services will be crucial in the coming days.
If you know other organizations that will be responding to the hurricane, please feel free to add them in the comments or email us at Emma@GreatNonprofits.org. We will update our list as more information becomes available.
Please consider making a donation to one of the nonprofits listed below so that they can respond as quickly and effectively as possible following the storm.
- National Center on Family Homelessness
- Beverly Bootstraps Community Services
- Hands On Disaster Response
- Hilltop Humane Society
- World Society for the Protection Animals
- Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
- Medical Emergency Relief International
- D.C. Central Kitchen
- Jubilee Housing
- Inter-Faith Housing Alliance
- Lord’s Pantry of Downington
- Share Food Program Inc.
- Northeast Animal Rescue
- Genesis Home
- Meals on Wheels of Durham
- Inter-Faith Food Shuttle
- Two Paws Up NC Shelter Rescue
- AnimalKind, Inc.
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