Network for Good has processed over $1 million in donations for charities responding to the disaster in Japan. The Chronicle of Philanthropy estimates that over $10 million has been raised so far in the US. Thank you to all our partners and friends who are featuring ways to help on your sites and within your communities.
With international disasters, information flows in slowly and there are bursts of donations as media outlets uncover new elements of the story. It is important to keep ‘how to help’ links and resources front and center so that when news breaks and the call to action is urgent, donors can easily respond.
Currently, we are seeing donors supporting major known relief charities because people want assurance that their money will go to direct aid on the ground. Navigating a response requires an organization who is already embedded in the affected country with staff at the ready and a history of providing aid, services and resources. Top charities on the Network for Good platform include:
- American Red Cross (60%)
- Salvation Army (17%)
- Save the Children (6%)
- GlobalGiving (5%)
- AmeriCares (3%)
We will continue to update our community on the response. You can find an expanded list of relief organizations on our Japan Disaster Page. Please let us know if we can help with your disaster response efforts for customers or employees.
-Network for Good Team