October 31, 2012

Effective Giving: Hurricane Sandy

Author National Philanthropic Trust

In the wake of the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy, many donors are seeking information on how best to support relief efforts. In our experience, the most efficient and effective way to help is by recommending grants to organizations providing relief programs in the affected areas. Organizations such as the American Red Cross, Salvation Army and other relief agencies can put your charitable contributions immediately to use, purchaing the exact type and quantity of items they need to help those impacted by this ferocious storm.

The Center for Disaster Philanthropy is providing online resources to help donors direct their support where the need is the greatest.