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How you can help those affected by Hurricane Maria

September 12, 2017 - 4:30 pm

Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico on Sept. 20 as a Category 4 hurricane, two days after making landfall on the island of Dominica as a Category 5 hurricane. It has killed more than 50 people on those two islands, plus several others on other Caribbean islands as well, and caused tens of billions of dollars in damage. Here are some ways you can help with the Hurricane Maria relief efforts:

UNICEF - UNICEF continues its relief efforts across the Caribbean. You can give online here.

Save the Children - Save the Children is on the ground in Puerto Rico. You can give money here.

Americares - You can donate online here.

United for Puerto Rico - United for Puerto Rico is an initiative brought forth by the First lady of Puerto Rico, Beatriz Rosselló. You can give here.

Hispanic Federation - You can donate online here.

Dominica Hurricane Maria Relief Fund - The government of Dominica set up this relief fund to help residents of the island. You can give here.

American Red Cross - You can donate by clicking here or by calling 1-800-HELP-NOW.

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You can also continue to help with the relief efforts for Hurricanes Irma and Harvey as well. Here is info on ways to help on those fronts.

Hurricane Irma Relief

American Red Cross - You can give money by clicking here or by calling 1-800-HELP-NOW.

UNICEF - UNICEF is focusing its efforts on the Caribbean islands that have been devastated as well as Florida. You can give here.

Save the Children - Save the Children is also focusing on both Florida and the Caribbean islands. You can give here.

Oxfam - Oxfam is focusing its efforts on the Caribbean islands. You can give here.

All Hands - All Hands is focusing its effort on the U.S. Virgin Islands. You can give here.

Global Giving - Global Giving is helping in both Florida and the Caribbean. You can give here.

Salvation Army - You can donate online here or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY.

Americares - You can donate online here.

United Way of Miami-Dade - You can support the United Way's local efforts here.

South Florida Wildlife Center - The South Florida Wildlife Center is centering its efforts on animals affected by Irma. You can give here.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief

American Red Cross - You can give money by clicking here, by calling 1-800-HELP-NOW, or by texting the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

Americares - You can give money online here.

The Salvation Army - You can donate online here or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY.

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund - Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner established the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, which will accept tax deductible flood relief donations. You can give online here.

United Way of Greater Houston - Make a contribution online here or text UWFLOOD to 41444.

Houston Food Bank - You can donate online here.

Food Bank of Corpus Christi - You can donate online here.

JJ Watt's YouCaring drive - Houston Texans star JJ Watt is leading a charge to raise money through YouCaring that has already raised more than $3 million. You can contribute here.

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