A number of organizations are accepting financial donations to aid the relief effort in the Bahamas. Here are ways to donate money.
- American Red Cross is collecting online donations to help the Bahamas recover from Hurricane Dorian. Donate at redcross.org, by calling 1-800-435-7669 or by mailing a donation form and contribution to American Red Cross (P.O. Box 37839 in Boone, IA 50037). The Bahamas Red Cross also has an Amazon online registry with supplies (amazon.com) that will be shipped directly to the Bahamas, as well as a direct donation page: bahamasredcross.org.
- Air Unlimited, a Florida-based airline, is preparing its crew for ongoing humanitarian flights to begin as soon as they are cleared for travel. Volunteer pilots and Air Unlimited planes will be taking donated supplies to Bahamian islands. Fiscal donations are being collected to fund supplies and aircraft fuel for transporting the supplies at gofundme.com.
- Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Winn-Dixie and other grocery stores, is collecting monetary donations at all of their grocery store locations. All money raised will be donated to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief program.
- The First Orlando Foundation, the charitable giving arm of First Baptist Orlando and a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, is collecting donations for the Bahamas online (firstorlando.com) and by mail (First Orlando Foundation, 3000 S. John Young Parkway in Orlando).
- World Central Kitchen, the non-profit organization founded by Chef José Andrés, is on the ground in the Bahamas (including the chef himself) working to feed survivors of Hurricane Dorian. Donate: donate.wck.org
- HeadKnowles, a hurricane relief organization, is collecting monetary donations through an online fundraiser at gofundme.com.
- GlobalGiving has set up the Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund. Donate: globalgiving.org
- Orlando Health recently established a fund to support relief and recovery efforts. Donate here: Give.OrlandoHealth.com
- YachtAid Global has a Hurricane Dorian relief fund. Donate: yachtaidglobal.org
- Team Rubicon, a team of military veterans and first responders that provide relief in emergency situations, is collecting money to aid their Bahamas response effort. Donate: teamrubiconusa.org
- The Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation was formed by the Grand Bahama Port Authority and is collecting donations at gofundme.com.
- Waterkeeper Alliance, an organization helping to promote drinkable, fishable and swimmable water everywhere, is taking donations to help the Bahamas. Donate: waterkeeper.org
- The Salvation Army is accepting donations to help their disaster relief efforts in the Bahamas. Donate: give.helpsalvationarmy.org
- International Medical Corps is on the ground in Nassau, working with the Bahamas government to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian. The humanitarian aid organization provides emergency healthcare and related services to areas affected by conflict, natural disaster and disease. Donate: give.internationalmedicalcorps.org
- Every Child Counts, a school for special needs students on Great Abaco Island, was destroyed in the hurricane. The school needs donations in order to help rebuild: everychildcountsabaco.org
- Publix Super Markets is planning to donate $250,000 to the American Red Cross and United Way to help fund relief efforts. In addition, Publix stores will allow customers to make donations of any amount during checkout.
- Duffy’s Sports Grill will match all donations made through their website up to $10,000. Their charitable offer is good now through Sept. 30. Donate: duffysfoundation.com
- The National Association of the Bahamas, a non-profit managed by Bahamians living in the Miami Metro area, is collecting donations to aid relief efforts in the Bahamas. Donate: nabmiami.org
- ADRA is the global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and is raising funds for Bahamas relief. The organization helps people regardless of ethnicity, political association or religion. Donate: adra.org.