Whenever a natural disaster hits, I want to help. I'm sure you do too. Communities are pummeled, families torn apart, homes ruined, and memories destroyed. We can't prevent these terrible things from happening but we can do a lot to help those in need.

There's a lot of nonprofits out there. Here are a few I know that can help around the world. Please feel free to add.


Flash Floods in Bangladesh, India and Nepal

Islamic Relief Fund

Save the Children

Global Giving


Mudslide in Sierra Leone


World Vision


Hurricane Harvey in Texas

Houston Food Bank

United Way Relief Fund

Habitat for Humanity


Fires in Oregon

Friends of the Columbia Gorge

Trailkeepers of Oregon


Hurricane Irma in Dominican Republic and Haiti

Mercy Corps