How to help those displaced by Hurricane Florence

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Even though Hurricane Florence has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, the damage and recovery efforts are far from over.

Here are a few places to donate to, if you’re looking to help.

1. The Diaper Bank of North Carolina

Diapers are typically not covered in disaster relief supplies. So this is when the work of organizations like the Diaper Bank of North Carolina fills in the gap.

You can donate to them directly here: https://ncdiaperbank.networkforgood.com/projects/58385-donate-today-change-today-change-a-life …

Or send items from their Amazon wishlist here: https://www.amazon.com/registry/wishlist/365WPYQYFFTZ4/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_ep_ws_jLWMBbAQPDJHG …

2. The Cajun Navy

They’ve been out rescuing people in the Carolinas since Florence made landfall.

Donate to them here: https://www.paypal.me/cajunnavyrelief

3. The official North Carolina state disaster relief fund

Link here: https://governor.nc.gov/donate-florence-recovery

And the One South Carolina fund is here: https://www.yourfoundation.org/community-impact/one-sc-fund-sc-flood-relief/

4. Facebook and Red Cross are partnering to raise donations, check-ins and crowd source offers of help

Donate, sign up to help and check-in here:

https://www.facebook.com/crisisresponse/new-bern-north-carolina-hurricane-sep14-2018/support/

5. Task Force 75 is a group of veterans, who are bringing boats and supplies to Wilmington

They’ve been verified by @gofundme, NYT and @CNN.

You can donate to them here: https://www.gofundme.com/task-force-75-hurricane-florence

6. Frank’s Nation has been verified by GoFundMe, and they’re raising funds to support volunteers who are searching for the dogs who have been displaced by Florence

Donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/frank039s-nation-vs-hurricane-flo

7. If you have an @Airbnb in the area OR you need or know of someone in need of a room, they’ve got you covered here:

Link: Hurricane Florence — Airbnb Open Homes Open your heart and home to someone in need. airbnb.com

8. @nbacares is teaming up with several groups, including @DirectRelief for Florence efforts

Check out their page here: http://cares.nba.com/charlotte-hurricane-relief-efforts/

9. The @atlantahumane is caring for animals displaced from South Carolina

Donate here: https://www.facebook.com/atlantahumane/posts/2205334589508372?__tn__=-R

You can also donate to the Charleston Animal Society here: https://www.charlestonanimalsociety.org/donate/

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