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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.

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

Hurricane Matthew: Our work is just beginning.

The Red Cross will remain in the hardest hit areas in the days and weeks to come 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
  • Need immediate help? Contact your local Red Cross today.

    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

    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