How to immediately help those impacted by Hurricane Florence

on September 14, 2018

In response to Hurricane Florence's landfall today, nonprofit organizations are activating relief efforts in the area. To help those impacted by the devastating hurricane, donate to any of the campaigns below.

Americares has an emergency team on the ground already responding to Hurricane Florence. As the storm brings life-threatening winds, storm surge and historic flooding to the Carolinas and other coastal states, Americares is preparing emergency shipments of medicines and relief supplies. Americares has a long history of responding to disasters, an average of 30 per year.Donate now

American Red Cross
The Red Cross is readying to respond to Hurricane Florence across as many as 11 states. This dangerous storm is expected to hit landfall this week and bring catastrophic flooding and life-threatening tidal surges to the region. As many as 100,000 people may need emergency shelter, and the Red Cross is working with state and local officials to support these efforts.Donate now

The women of One Tree Hill's #CapeFearlessChallenge
As Hurricane Florence impacts the southeastern United States, people are rallying around those who are affected, including celebrities with a connection to the area. The women of One Tree Hill, which was filmed in North Carolina, have come together to help raise funds for the “serious time and resources to repair” the damage the hurricane leaves in its wake.Donate now

Hurricane Florence campaigns on GoFundMe
On September 14, Hurricane Florence made landfall with heavy winds and torrential rains. More than 30 people have died, more than 20,000 have been displaced and hundreds of thousands of others are without power. Learn more on GoFundMe about ways to help those affected.

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Emily Hawkins

Emily Hawkins is the VP of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development for CrowdRise. She spends her days forging partnerships and developing creative campaigns with forward-thinking corporations and foundations. Emily has spent the last ten years working with nonprofits and political campaigns. In her free time, she's training to be the best chalkboard artist in the three-block radius of her Brooklyn neighborhood.