How to Help Hurricane Irene Victims

As Tropical Storm Irene heads north, it leaves a trail of devastating destruction behind. High winds, heavy rain and flooding ravaged homes and businesses along the East Coast. The total cost of damage is estimated to be in the billions.

How to help:

AMERICAN RED CROSS: The Red Cross is preparing for a full disaster response, coordinating efforts with local, state and federal officials and community partners. Select "Disaster Relief’ in the designation field. Website:


AMERICARES: AmeriCares has stocked crucial supplies for immediate emergency response. To designate your gift to US Disaster Relief, write “Hurricane Relief Fund” in the designation field. Website:


SALVATION ARMY: The Salvation Army is equipped with mobile kitchens, shower trailers, field kitchens, and other aid equipment. To designate your gift, write "Disaster Services" in the designation field. Website: