NBC 6’s complete coverage of Hurricane Matthew has been keeping our viewers informed every step of the way and, as our South Florida community has been fortunate with minimal impact, other communities in the Caribbean and here in the US are feeling the devastating effects of a major hurricane.
Here are some organizations you can support to help victims of Hurricane Matthew:
Volunteer Florida has established a volunteer registration link for those interested in assisting Floridians after Hurricane Matthew. Register here to volunteer.
Food for the Poor is asking for canned food, canned milk, canned meat and money. You can go to the Food for the Poor website and make a donation and they will buy and ship supplies there.
Catholic Charities is also accepting donations through their website. On the donations page, in the "You are supporting" dropdown menu, you can select "Disaster Relief – Hurricane Matthew"
International Red Cross: Over 3,000 volunteers and staff of the Red Cross in Haiti have been mobilized to aid communities in the path of powerful Hurricane Matthew and are prepared to deliver first aid and other medical care, clean water and sanitation and shelter assistance. Donate here.
The American Red Cross was getting ready for a massive multi-state response to the hurricane. More than 500 disaster workers and 90 response vehicles are standing by in Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina, the Red Cross said. Donate here or donate $10 by texting 90999.
UNICEF: The United Nation's Children's Fund is dedicated to helping children. Donate here to support its Matthew relief efforts.
Save the Children is helping children and families with emergency assistance. Donate here.
CARE plans to provide clean drinking water, food assistance and emergency supplies such as tarps for shelter, blankets and hygiene kits, according to a press release. Donate here.