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    Where to Give Now

    Discover the most critical issues that need your help right now.

    In times of crisis and disaster, communities across the world turn inward to embrace those they love and support, while extending their kindness and generosity to those affected. This generosity turns into thousands of volunteer hours, millions of dollars in donations, and tons of donated supplies. 

     

    When disaster strikes a community -- whether it be by natural or man-made causes -- we provide lists of highly rated organizations working to help those affected in whatever way they can. These charities are extraordinarily effective at what they do, giving you the chance to support a cause where you’ll have an impact. Consider donating through the Giving Basket and check out our Tips for Giving in Times of Crisis to help guide your donation.

    Causes in Need of Support Now

    • flooded neighborhood california
      California Floods
      Highly rated charities providing relief and recovery to Californians impacted by unprecedented torrential rains and flooding.
    • chile wildfires
      Chile Wildfires
      Make your donation count for those impacted by the fires in Chile. Our analysts have curated a list of highly rated charities involved in relief and recovery efforts.
    • PCB tornado damage
      Southeast Tornadoes
      Highly rated charities involved in providing relief and recovery.
    • tennessee tornadoes
      Tennessee Tornadoes
      Tennessee was struck by a series of powerful tornadoes. Discover and support highly rated charities providing relief and recovery.
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      Humanitarian Crisis in Israel and Gaza
      Discover and donate to highly rated charities providing disaster relief and recovery services for affected communities in Israel and Gaza.
    • two people standing on rubble
      West Afghanistan Earthquake
      Discover and donate to highly rated charities providing disaster relief and recovery services for those impacted by the earthquake in western Afghanistan.
    • adult coloring on a desk with a child
      Childcare Crisis
      With the end of federal funding in September 2023, your help is needed to support families in need by donating to reputable charities providing childcare assistance. Your contribution can ensure that children receive the care and attention they deserve, enabling parents to work and provide for their families.
    • Floods in Libya
      Flooding in Libya
      Discover and donate to several highly rated charities providing disaster relief and recovery services for the Libyan people impacted by the flooding caused by Storm Daniel.
    • woman walking through rubble
      Morocco Earthquake
      Discover and donate to highly rated charities providing disaster relief and recovery services for those impacted by the earthquake in Morocco.
    • two women walking through floods
      Hurricane Idalia
      Highly rated charities providing relief and recovery in response to Hurricane Idalia.
    • Car flooded in California
      Tropical Storm Hilary
      Make your donation count for those impacted by the dangerous flooding in Southern California. Our analysts have curated a list of highly rated charities involved in relief and recovery efforts.
    • flames in the background of where a family is standing
      Hawaii Wildfires
      Make your donation count for those impacted by the fires in Hawaii. Our analysts have curated a list of highly rated charities involved in relief and recovery efforts.
    • Children in Sudan
      Humanitarian Assistance in Sudan
      Highly rated charities providing humanitarian assistance in response to the 2023 Sudan conflict. Help support families in need.
    • Tornado in field
      Oklahoma Tornadoes
      Highly rated charities providing relief and recovery to communities affected by the outbreak of tornadoes April 19 - 20.
    • Tornado damage to home
      Tornadoes in the Midwest and South
      Highly rated charities providing relief and recovery to states affected by the deadly storm system that ravaged several states.
    • home destroyed by tornado
      Mississippi Tornado
      Highly rated charities providing relief and recovery to Mississippi.
    • Devastation following earthquake
      Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
      Highly rated charities providing relief and recovery in the wake of the devastating earthquakes affecting Turkey and Syria.
    • Crisis in Ukraine
      Crisis in Ukraine
      Highly rated nonprofits involved in humanitarian relief, recovery, and peace-building efforts.
    • women comforting one another
      Roe v. Wade Reversal
      Nonprofits with various approaches to helping people with unplanned, mistimed, or unwanted pregnancies.
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    Learn How We Curate Our Lists

    View the criteria we use to select charities for our Where to Give Now, Popular Charities, and Best Charities lists.