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Hurricane Relief

When a hurricane or tropical storm strikes, your donation helps the Red Cross provide shelter, food and comfort to families.

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Need Immediate Help?

Find open shelters by calling 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visiting our Find a Shelter page

Read the latest Hurricane Irma Response Information

Read the latest Hurricane Harvey Response Information

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Hurricane Harvey Relief

The American Red Cross is using donor dollars right now to provide shelter, food, comfort and emergency support for individuals and families affected by Harvey. And our work is just beginning—we will use financial donations to help people recover and get back on their feet in the challenging weeks and months ahead.

Donate Now to Disaster Relief

Help people affected by disasters big and small.

$10.00 is the minimum online donation amount. All donations are tax deductible.

Your gift helps us support hard-hit communities in many ways

Volunteer moves a pallet of water
Volunteers set up cots in shelter
Mom feeds baby while staying in shelter
Volunteer in ERV hands meals to families
Nurse checks the blood pressure of a man
Volunteer talks to and comforts woman staying in shelter
Volunteer gives family impacted by hurricane clean up supplies
Woman takes a break repairing her home to play with her dog
Family who lost home in Sandy poses in their new apartment

Recent Hurricane and Typhoon Relief Efforts

The storm's deadly force has been felt from Florida to Virginia and beyond.

Hurricane Matthew Response - 2016

The Red Cross was in the hardest hit areas to provide the resources people need to get back on their feet. Read more about Hurricane Matthew relief efforts >

Since the storm hit, we have:

  • Served more than 1.4 million meals and snacks
  • Distributed 387,000 relief items
  • Made 32,000 disaster health and mental health contacts for individuals and families in need
  • Provided 103,000 overnight stays in 378 shelters and evacuation centers
  • Family stands in the damage inflicted by Typhoon Haiyan
    Typhoon Haiyan

    Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever recorded in the Philippines. It claimed more than 6,000 lives and damaged and destroyed more than one million homes.

    Read about how families are rebuilding and recovering

    Man repairs home damaged by Superstorm Sandy
    Superstorm Sandy

    Donations to the Red Cross have helped tens of thousands of people affected by Superstorm Sandy’s devastation, and we are continuing to help people recover and rebuild.

    Learn more about how your donations have helped in the Sandy recovery