Disaster Relief

More Than $24 Million Raised for Florence Relief

More Than $24 Million Raised for Florence Relief

Posted September 18, 2018

Foundation Center and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy had tracked more than $24 million in pledges and commitments by Monday evening, including a pledge from Walmart and Sam's Club to match customer contributions on a two-to-one basis up to $5 million....

Carolinas Prepare for Florence Landfall

Carolinas Prepare for Florence Landfall

Posted September 13, 2018

As Hurricane Florence moves toward the Carolinas, area residents are preparing for what promises to be one of the strongest storms to hit the region in decades....

Open Society Launches Puerto Rican Youth Leadership Fellowship

Open Society Launches Puerto Rican Youth Leadership Fellowship

Posted September 5, 2018

Fellows will receive one-year grants of up to $35,000 in support of projects that address human rights challenges in the areas of health, housing, education, immigration, workers' rights, LGBTQI rights, criminal justice, and food and environmental justice....

A Year After Hurricane Harvey, Many Struggling to Recover

A Year After Hurricane Harvey, Many Struggling to Recover

Posted August 24, 2018

A survey by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and the Episcopal Health Foundation found that 30 percent of residents affected by the storm say their lives remain disrupted, while 42 percent say they are not getting the help they need....

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