- The American Red Cross
The Red Cross is providing aid to both Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The money they raise goes toward delivering relief supplies like water, rice, beans, insect repellant and trash bags. They are also shipping in satellite phones. You can donate to them here.
- Global Giving
This massive crowdfunding community connects nonprofits and donors for providing emergency supplies like food, water and medicine to hurricane victims in Puerto Rico. All donations to this fund exclusively support hurricane relief and recovery efforts in the Caribbean. You can donate here.
The United Nations Children’s Fund is providing immediate support to children affected by Hurricane Maria. Ninety percent of every dollar spent goes directly to helping kids. You can donate to UNICEF USA here.
- United for Puerto Rico
The first lady of Puerto Rico, Beatriz Rosselló, has teamed up with corporate giants like Coca-Cola, Walmart and Burger King to help provide aid to hurricane victims. You can donate to this campaign here.
- Unidos: A Relief Fund for Hurricane Maria Victims in Puerto Rico
The Hispanic Federation, along with a handful of New York lawmakers, set up this fund. One hundred percent of proceeds will go to hurricane relief and recovery efforts. You can donate to them here.
GoFundMe created a centralized landing page to host all of its campaigns created to provide relief to Hurricane Maria victims. The hub is being updated in real-time. You can donate here.
- Save the Children
Save the Children says 700,000 children have been affected by the storm. The charity is providing aid in Puerto Rico as well as the Dominican Republic. You can donate here.
Item Donations (NYC)
Across the five boroughs, 17 firehouses and EMS stations are collecting critically-needed items for hurricane relief for the people of Puerto Rico.
The City is encouraging donations of the following five items:
- Baby food
- First Aid Supplies
- Feminine hygiene products
All donated items must be non-perishable, not second-hand, nor containliquids of any kind. Open or unsealed donations of food or hygiene supplies will not be accepted. At this time, only the five items listed above are being collected.
The following locations will accept your donations of the above listed critically needed items:
- Engine 91 (East Harlem)
242 East 111th Street
Cross Streets: 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue
- Engine 95 / Ladder 36 (Inwood)
29 Vermilyea Avenue
Cross Streets: Dyckman Street and Academy Street
- Engine 28 / Ladder 11 (Lower East Side)
222 East 2nd Street
Cross Streets: Avenue B and Avenue C
- EMS Station 26 (Morrisania)
1264 Boston Road
Cross Streets: EAST 168 Street and EAST 169 Street
- EMS Station 55 (Melrose)
3134 Park Avenue
Cross Streets: EAST 159 Street and EAST 160 Street
- Engine 64 / Ladder 47 (Castle Hill)
1214 Castle Hill Avenue
Cross Streets: Gleason Avenue and Ellis Avenue
- Engine 83 / Ladder 29 (Mott Haven/South Bronx)
618 East 138th Street
Cross Streets: St. Anns Avenue and Cypress Avenue
- Engine 316 (East Elmhurst)
27-12 Kearney Street
Cross Streets: 27th Avenue and 101 Street
- Engine 289 / Ladder 138 (Corona)
97-28 43rd Avenue
Cross Streets: 97th Place and 99th Street
- Engine 307 / Ladder 154 (Jackson Heights)
81-17 Northern Boulevard
Cross Streets: 81st Street and 82nd Street
- Engine 271 / Ladder 124 (Bushwick)
392 Himrod Street
Cross Streets: Wyckoff Avenue and St. Nicholas Avenue
- Engine 277 / Ladder 112 (Bushwick)
582 Knickerbocker Avenue
Cross Streets: Gates Avenue and Palmetto Street
- Engine 218 (Bushwick)
650 Hart Street
Cross Streets: Myrtle Avenue and Central Avenue
- Engine 201 / Ladder 114 (Sunset Park)
5113 4th Avenue
Cross Streets: 51st Street and 52nd Street
- Engine 228 (Sunset Park)
436 39th Street
Cross Streets: 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue
- Engine 153 / Ladder 77 (Stapleton)
74 Broad Street
Cross Streets: Wright Street and Quinn Street
- Engine 157 / Ladder 80 (Port Richmond)
1573 Castleton Avenue
Cross Streets: Port Richmond Avenue and Faber Street
- Ladder 79 (Port Richmond)
1189 Castleton Avenue
Cross Streets: Roe Street and Taylor Street