As residents affected by Hurricane Michael start their rebuilding process, here are several ways to provide help or support them.
Financial help provides aid to the most people in the fastest and most efficient manner. The Florida Disaster Fund has been activated by Gov. Rick Scott and is approved by the State of Florida. Click here to donate: https://www.volunteerflorida.org/donatefdf/
The American Red Cross and Salvation Army are both widely recognizable relief organizations and welcome support. Contributions can be made specifically for Hurricane Michael relief through each organization’s website:
Red Cross Hurricane Michael Donations
Salvation Army Hurricane Michael Donation
If you are available, consider volunteering in your community or communities around the state that need it most, you can volunteer through Volunteer Florida here.
If you would like to find a different organization in the state of Florida to work through, visit the Florida Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (FLVOAD).
You can also check out Charity Navigator, they provide ratings for charity organizations and they have also compiled a list of organizations that are providing aid for Hurricane Michael, view the list here. Their list provides animal, general aid, housing and food charities.