When you’re donating to help after a disaster, you can specify what you want your money to go to. But Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest independent charity evaluator, says each route has pros and cons. Here’s what to look for.
However people decide to help, money is the best way to give right now, said Ashley Post of Charity Navigator, a nonprofit that evaluates and ranks charities.
Hundreds of participants from all across the D.C. area climbed more than 100 flights of stairs to raise money for the families of New York firefighters who died on 9/11.
Stars ranging from George Clooney to Julia Roberts to Beyoncé joined forces for a multi-network telethon to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
After seeing the devastation Hurricane Irma caused to their home in the U.S. Virgin Islands, four friends are joining together to get the help their home islands desperately need.
Giant Foods stores throughout the D.C. area are collecting donated items that the Capital Area Food Bank will box up and ship to Houston.
On its 10th anniversary, the 9/11 Heroes Run honors two Naval Academy graduates in addition to those who served on Sept. 11, 2001.
As Houston and areas hit by Hurricane Harvey shift from recovery to rebuilding, here are some ways that you can help and make sure your donations go to those in need.
Spencer Buchness crossed 14 states on his bike in the span of three months while raising $15,000 for charity. He pedaled all the way from Ocean City, Maryland, to San Francisco.
Prince George’s County Schools is challenging residents to get kids ready for the upcoming school year by collecting a whole lot of backpacks and other school supplies.
The Humane Rescue Alliance is in need of donations after flood damage drenched pet beds at one of the area’s largest pet adoption centers this weekend.
Two people that you hear on WTOP are taking part in a multiday road rally for charity this week, and they could use your help.
The 12th-annual Chance for Life event will raise money to fight pediatric cancers, such as the one a teen was diagnosed with when she was a toddler.
The 20,000 book giveaway was organized by the Pi Beta Phi fraternity for women. Spokeswoman Julie Carney said they are holding five different events like this around the country.
There are several GoFundMe campaigns set up where people can donate to the victims. One, by Equality Florida, has already surpassed the $1 million mark and has raised its goal to $2 million.