Ten Ways to Donate to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Relief

As a result of Hurricane Maria, conditions in Puerto Rico are desperate. Puerto Ricans are American citizens, and they deserve our help.

  • No power:Hurricane Maria knocked out power to the island of 3.4 million Americans.
  • Dwindling food and fuel: Residents are facing hunger as well as a fuel crisis.
  • Curfew enforced: Due to extreme conditions, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello has set a dawn-to-dusk curfew.

Here are ten ways to donate to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Relief Efforts:

  1. Save the Children
    Save the Children is currently on the ground in Puerto Rico responding to the needs of children. We are coordinating closely with the local partners on the ground to assess the specific needs of children and families amid reports of massive damage. We need your generous gift to support our efforts. Your support will help us protect vulnerable children and provide desperately needed relief to families.
    Click here to donate to Save the Children


  1. Unicef USA’s Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico
    UNICEF USA is mobilizing to get immediate, critical support to the children of Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria. UNICEF is a global leader in emergency response, last year reaching children in 344 humanitarian emergencies across 108 countries. We stand ready to provide aid before, during and after a crisis. 90% of every dollar spent goes directly to helping children.
    Click here to donate to UNICEF


  1. United for Puerto Rico
    United for Puerto Rico is an initiative brought forth by the First lady of Puerto Rico, Beatriz Rosselló in collaboration with the private sector, with the purpose of providing aid and support to those affected in Puerto Rico by the passage of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane María. Puerto Rico needs your support. Join us and help Puerto Rico recover!
    Click here to donate to United For Puerto Rico


  1. Hispanic Federation:
    Hispanic Federation and Coalition of Community Organizations and Elected Officials Launch “Unidos”: A Hurricane Relief Fund for Hurricane Maria Victims in Puerto Rico.
    To donate via text, compose a new text message for number 41444. Type UNIDOS (space) YOUR AMOUNT (space) and YOUR NAME. (For example: Unidos 100 John Doe) Then press “send” and click on the link to complete your donation.
    Click here to donate online and select “Hurricane Relief Effort” from the drop-down menu for “I would like to designate this gift for…” 


  1. The Center for Popular Democracy
    The Hurricane Maria Community Relief & Recovery Fund will be housed at the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD).  One hundred percent of monies raised will be used to support immediate relief, recovery, and equitable rebuilding in Puerto Rico for the communities hit hardest by the storm. The Fund is governed by organizations like Puerto Rico-based Taller Salud, the G8 of Caño Martín Peña, and other local, grassroots organizations.  The Fund will support organizations working with these hardest hit communities in Puerto Rico.
    Click here to donate to the Center for Popular Democracy’s Hurricane Maria Relief Fund


  1. Americares
    Donate to provide emergency medicine, supplies and medical outreach as Americares responds to the urgent needs of people already devastated by Hurricane Irma who are now caught in Hurricane Maria’s destructive path. We need your help to meet the demand. Send your gift now! With your gift, you will let survivors of Hurricane Maria know that Health is on the Way.
    Click here to donate to Americares


  1. ConPRmetidos Puerto Rico Real Time Recovery Fund
    100% of donations to this fund will go exclusively to long-term relief for the victims of catastrophic Hurricane María in Puerto Rico.
    Click here to donate to ConPRmetidos Puerto Rico Real Time Recovery Fund


  1. Global Giving Puerto Rico and Caribbean Hurricane Relief Fund
    This fund will provide relief to survivors in the form of emergency supplies like food, water, and medicine in addition to longer-term recovery assistance to help residents recover and rebuild. All donations to this fund will exclusively support any necessary hurricane relief and recovery efforts in the Caribbean.
    Click here to donate to the Global Giving Puerto Rico & Caribbean Hurricane Relief Fund


  1. Puerto Ricans in Action Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Fund
    We are a growing coalition of individuals, organizations, and businesses in the greater Los Angeles Puerto Rican community coming together to offer our resources to the victims of the catastrophic Hurricane María and Irma.  All funds will be withdrawn from the campaign on October 7, 2017, by our co-founder, Jorge Rivera, and donated to nonprofits located in Puerto Rico working to provide relief and aid the communities affected by this disaster.
    Click here to donate to the Puerto Ricans in Action Hurricane Relief Fund


  1. International Medical Corps
    Hurricanes Irma and Maria have hit Caribbean nations and Florida with catastrophic force. Thousands will need emergency medical care, access to clean water and proper sanitation to help prevent the outbreak of cholera and other water-borne diseases. Your gift will help our emergency response teams provide lifesaving care and supplies to survivors. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
    Click here to donate to International Medical Corps

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