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Hurricane Florence Resource Guide

Resources for disaster relief and information

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Donations & Support

National & North Carolina Organizations

All Hands & Hearts - Teams of volunteers participate in relief efforts through this organization. All Hands & Hearts accepts online donations here.

American Red Cross - The Red Cross is collecting donations for relief efforts as well as accepting blood donations. This website provides location information about donation centers through a zip code search.

AmeriCares - AmeriCares is currently collecting donations for emergency medicine and other supplies specifically for those affected by the hurricane.

Diaper Bank of North Carolina - As the only organization that distributes diapers in North Carolina, the Diaper Bank partners with state emergency services to help in disaster relief.

Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina - The Food Bank is accepting monetary donations online through this website. They are also accepting food donations at various locations. This website provides instructions for food drop-offs.

NBA Cares - Michael Jordan, a native North Carolinian, is joining with the Charlotte Hornets and the NBA family to provide "necessary and immediate relief and support to those affected by Hurricane Florence." Jordan is working with a number of community organizations such as the American Red Cross, Second Harvest Food Bank, and United Way.

North Carolina Community Foundation - The North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) is a local humanitarian organization based in North Carolina that partners with local charities that support the community. They are currently accepting donations to help those affected by Hurricane Florence.

North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund - The North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund is currently accepting contributions for Hurricane Florence damage. Contributions will help with immediate unmet needs of Hurricane Florence victims. This website provides instructions for how to donate.

Global Giving - Global Giving has launched a Hurricane Florence relief fund. The fund will support immediate relief efforts such as food, water, and medicine but also invest in longer-term recovery projects to help residents rebuild their community after the storm recedes.

Habitat for Humanity - Habitat for Humanity is accepting online donations to help with their rebuilding efforts for those affected by the hurricane.

Salvation Army Carolinas - The Salvation Army provides emergency assistance to survivors and first responders after disasters.

Team Rubicon - Team Rubicon is veterans groups that sends volunteers to help with rescue operations. Donations can be made online.

United Way - The United Way has set up a Hurricane Florence Recovery program and is accepting online donations.


Support for Animals

American Humane Society

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Many North Carolina counties have SPCA branches and are accepting donations following Hurricane Florence. For instance, donations can be made to the SPCA of Wake County.

The Charlotte Humane Society is accepting donations here.