The Morning Call
By: Morning Call Staff
Published: September 21, 2017 7:45PM
 

Relief efforts are underway to help victims of Hurricane Maria, the Category 4 storm that left a path of destruction across Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Dominica. Many were already collecting for victims of Hurricane Irma.

Here are some of them:

United for Puerto Rico: Launched by first lady of Puerto Rico Beatriz Rossello with the private sector, it will use funds to help victims of Irma and Maria in Puerto Rico. (unidosporpuertorico.com)

ConPRmetidos: Puerto Rican organization focused on public-private partnerships is raising $150,000 for relief efforts. (conprmetidos.org)

El Concilio: The Philadelphia nonprofit has launched Unidos PA Puerto Rico to raise money for relief efforts in Puerto Rico. El Concilio also will collect donations at its Puerto Rican Festival Parade, which will be held Sunday in Philadelphia. (elconcilio.net/blog/2017/09/13/donate-now)

Caribbean Tourism Organization: Based in Barbados with offices in New York and London, CTO is raising money for relief efforts in member countries as well as others. (gofundme.com/hurricane-relief-fund-cto)

Dominica London High Commission: The diplomatic representative of the commonwealth of Dominica in the United Kingdom and Europe has launched a campaign for islanders. (justgiving.com/crowdfunding/dominica-hurricanerelief)

U.S. Virgin Island Relief Fund: Retired NBA star Tim Duncan seeks to raise $5 million for his home country, the U.S. Virgin Islands. Duncan said he will match donations up to $1 million. (youcaring.com/21usvirginislandrelieffund-942738)

 

Team Rubicon: The non-governmental organization seeks volunteers with experience in the military and as first responders for rapidly deployed emergency response teams. (teamrubiconusa.org)

Save the Children (savethechildren.org) and UNICEF (www.unicefusa.org): Both seek donations to specifically help children in areas devastated by Maria.

SPCA International: The group is taking donations to help rescue dogs, cats and more. (www.spcai.org/donate)

Charity Navigator: Maintains lists of charities and offers advice on how to pick a charity. (charitynavigator.org).

Hurricane Maria devastates Puerto Rico
 
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