14 Sep Hurricane Florence: A Guide to Gifting
As Hurricane Florence reaches the eastern coast of the United States, agencies are already receiving donations from those wanting to help. Several community foundations in North Carolina and South Carolina are poised to offer aid to those in need following the storm.
It is important that giving to emergent causes be done to maximize impact, but we know that wading through an endless stream of disaster relief nonprofits isn’t a great use of your time. We have curated a short list of organizations poised to make the most impact with your gift as our hearts go out to those affected by Florence.
Central Carolina Community Foundation One SC Fund — The One SC Fund was established by former Governor Nikki Haley after the 2015 Thousand Year Flood to help South Carolinians who are recovering from state-declared emergencies.
North Carolina Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund — All funds raised for the NCCF Disaster Relief Fund will go directly to nonprofit organizations serving the needs of local individuals and communities in the impacted areas of North Carolina.
Foundation for the Carolinas Hurricane Florence Response Fund — Donations to the Hurricane Florence Response Fund will be directed to nonprofits in North and South Carolina providing relief to victims of the storm. Grants will be distributed to areas of greatest need once the full impact of the hurricane is realized.
Community Foundation of Collier County Hurricane Florence Relief Fund — Donations will support the Community Foundation of Collier County’s Hurricane Florence Relief Fund for recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.