iHeart Philadelphia is committed to supporting efforts to provide relief to those facing the devastating effects of Hurricane Fiona in Ian. Below are both national and local organizations looking for help!
For Hurricane Ian Relief
Americares Ian Relief: Hurricane Ian has brought damaging winds and catastrophic flooding to Florida and surrounding communities. Help send lifesaving aid and supplies. Rush an urgent gift right now to help us deliver medicine, medical supplies and emergency support so families and people impacted by this disaster can access the essential health care they deserve. to donate go to https://tinyurl.com/AmericaresIanrelief
Salvation Army: From Florida to Puerto Rico, the Salvation Army is providing food, drinks, shelter, emotional and spiritual care and other emergency services to hurricane survivors and rescue workers. All proceeds from every donation made to the organization’s disaster services are applied to the disaster relief operation selected. To donate, go to give.helpsalvationarmy.org.
Core: A global response organization supporting underserved communities after crises, CORE is coordinating with local partners and government to support the communities in Florida most impacted by Hurricane Ian. To donate, go to donate.coreresponse.org.
GlobalGiving: This nonprofit supports other nonprofits by connecting them to donors and companies, including communities throughout Florida and in Cuba. It has launched the Hurricane Ian Relief Fund. It aims to help meet emergency needs, such as food, water and shelter, and it will provide long-term support in affected communities. globalgiving.org.
Florida Disaster Fund: This public-private partnership has been set up at volunteerflorida.org/donatefdf or you can text DISASTER to 20222, or mail a check to the Volunteer Florida Foundation, at 1545 Raymond Diehl Road, Suite 250, Tallahassee, 32308. “Make a donation or donate your time, but don’t send a lot of stuff,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said.
211 Tampa Bay Cares: The volunteer organization provides financial and emotional assistance to Tampa Bay-area individuals and families suffering from job loss, depression, incredible stress, hunger, homelessness, financial strain, health challenges, seasonal storms, and more. To make a donation or learn more, go to 211tampabay.org.
Tampa Bay Resiliency Fund: The fund, administered through the Pinellas Community Foundation, is a collaboration of four philanthropic partners to mobilize quickly in emergencies. Visit pinellascf.org/TBRF or call 727-531-0058. The fund is being administered by unitedwaysuncoast.org. Call 813-274-0900 for information.
Hurricane Fiona Relief Efforts
UNIDOS PA’ PR, A coalition of Latino Organizations - Supports Those Impacted by Hurricane Fiona and you can too by texting donations to PRFIONA2022 TO 44 321. 100 percent of the proceeds goes to Hurricane relief for the people of Puerto Rico.
Taller Puertorriqueño has started a fund to help with hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico. Money from the fund will be channeled to community-based orgs on the island, including IDEBAJO, Taller Salud, and Comedores Socieles.
Congreso is encouraging monetary donations to the National Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce. Per a NPRCC Facebook post, those donations will help a network of trusted allies doing work in Puerto Rico.
Local grassroots organization Philly Boricuas is collecting physical supplies for folks on the ground in Puerto Rico.
They’re looking for:
First aid kits
Dry can baby formula
To offer your support, you can get in touch with Charito Morales, at email@example.com or 215-847-0256.
Donate to the Salvation Army’s Hurricane Fiona Relief efforts by visiting http://give.helpsalvationarmy.org or call 1-800-SAL-ARY (1-800-725-2769)
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