At Charity Navigator, we know Americans are incredibly generous, especially when a crisis occurs. For example, after the September 11 terrorist attacks Americans donated over $2 billion and when the tsunami crashed ashore in
When natural disasters strike and new societal concerns emerge, Charity Navigator will use this portion of our site to spotlight charities dealing with these issues to help you give generously and with confidence.
|Moore, OK Tornado Relief
Find out which charities are responding to the devastation caused by a massive tornado in Moore, Oklahoma.
|West,Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion
A fertilizer plan exploded on April 17, 2013, in West, Texas, causing tremendous destruction, injuries and fatalities. Find out how you can help.
|Boston Marathon Bombing - How to Help
There are several movements afoot to collect funds in relation to the Boston Marathon Bombing.
|Syrian Refugee Crisis
Find out which charities are providing humanitarian aid to the ever-increasing number of Syrian refugees.
|Newtown, CT School Shooting
Find out what charities you can support after the terrible tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Hurricane Sandy hit the U.S. on October 29 2012, leaving millions without power, at least 100 dead and a tremendous amount of property damage. Learn which charities are assisting with the relief and recovery efforts and read our tips before you contribute, so you can be assured your donation does the most good.
|Support Our Troops
If you are compassionate about helping veterans, injured soldiers and their families, then consult our list of military-related charities before you write a check.
|Conversation with Breast Cancer Charities: The Ins and Outs of Cause-Related Marketing
Find out how charities decide which products/ firms are a good fit for a cause-related marketing campaign and see what they say is the biggest misconception donors/ customers have about cause-related marketing.
|Charities Working to Prevent and Cure Breast Cancer
There are more than 1,000 charities competing for donations to continue their efforts to promote awareness and to cure breast cancer. How is a donor supposed to distinguish between them all?
|Celebrities Put Star-Power to Good Use
Find out what Angelina Jolie, Bono, Lance Armstrong and Michael J. Fox have in common besides being famous.
|Eleven Year Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
As we commemorate the tenth anniversary of this tragedy, it is warranted that we take a look at the charities that established 9/11 funds and how they are performing today.
On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made its second landfall as a Category 3 hurricane near New Orleans. A year later, in August 2006, Charity Navigator took a look at the charitable response to this, the costliest natural disaster and one of the deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States.
|Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: How To Help
A 9-magnitude earthquake struck Japan on March 11 and a tsunami followed shortly thereafter. Charities are beginning to mount an emergency response and donations are needed to help provide relief to those in need.
|Haiti Earthquake: 1 Year Later
This special report, released on the one year anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti, commemorates the significant outpouring of generosity from donors across America and takes a closer look at how charities put donations to use.
|Help Those Hurt by the Economic Slump
The declining economy is taking a toll on many families who are finding it difficult or impossible to pay their bills and keep food on the table. Find out which charities offer programs to help those facing a financial crisis.
|Help Survivors of the Earthquake in Haiti
On January 12th a 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti's capital, Port-Au-Prince and caused massive devastation to the city. The death toll is expected to be well in the thousands and a
|Charities Building Roadblocks to Human Trafficking
Human trafficking has been called the modern day slavery. Find out which highly-rated charities are endeavoring to put an end to this horrific and complex problem.
|The Hottest Hot Topic: Global Warming
Whether you want to support the work of charities that strive to discover clean and sustainable energy sources, those that aim to curb deforestation, those that struggle to change policy, or those that protect animals endangered by climate change, check out this list of highly-rated charities tackling the issues of climate change.