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Hurricane Dorian Disaster Response and Recovery Fund


Hurricane Dorian made landfall in Florida, North Carolina, parts of the Eastern Seaboard, and Nova Scotia, but peaked as a Category 5 hurricane while hovering over the Bahamas for more than 2 days, leaving utter devastation in its wake. The Bahamian government is estimating that 3 out of 4 homes have been damaged or destroyed, with more than 70,000 people now homeless, thousands more missing, and a rising death toll. Bright Funds has established the Hurricane Dorian Disaster Response and Recovery Fund, which is comprised of pre-vetted nonprofits providing on-the-ground disaster response in the region. We have selected organizations that are on the ground assisting with immediate relief needs, including rescue efforts, medical assistance, and providing food/water. Through a single donation to the Fund, you can support multiple organizations’ initiatives to provide short-term and long-term response and recovery. The composition of nonprofits in this Fund is subject to change as we learn more about the most pressing needs of those affected on the ground.

Your Donation Supports

Center For Disaster Philanthropy

Transform the field of disaster philanthropy to increase donor effectiveness throughout the lifecycle of disasters through our educational resources, fund opportunities and strategic guidance.

Direct Relief

Direct Relief is a medical relief organization, active in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations. Direct Relief earns a 100% fundraising efficiency rating from Forbes, tops Charity Navigator's list of the "10 Best Charities Everyone's Heard Of" and is named among "the world's most innovative companies in not-for-profit" by Fast Company.

Mercy Corps U.S.

Our mission is to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities

Project HOPE - The People-to-People Health Foundation, Inc.

Our mission, as a global health and humanitarian relief organization, is to place power in the hands of health care workers to save lives across the globe. We are committed to transforming lives and uplifting communities by empowering health care workers to expertly implement and teach innovative lifesaving solutions in times of need and into the future.

Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon is a veteran-led humanitarian organization that serves global communities before, during, and after disasters and crises.

World Central Kitchen, Inc.

Founded in 2010 by Chef José Andrés, World Central Kitchen (WCK) is first to the frontlines providing fresh meals in response to crises. Applying our model of quick action, leveraging local resources, and adapting in real time, WCK has served hundreds of millions nourishing meals around the world.When disaster strikes, WCK’s Relief Team mobilizes with the urgency of now to start cooking meals for people in need. WCK serves comforting meals to survivors of disasters quickly by partnering with organizations on the ground and activating a network of local restaurants, food trucks, or kitchens. To support regional economies, WCK prioritizes purchasing local ingredients to cook with or distribute. Food provides not only nourishment, but also comfort and hope, especially in times of crisis.

Hurricane Dorian Disaster Response and Recovery Fund

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