Emergency Response

Give to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

August 28, 2017 Houston and much of southeast Texas have been pummeled by Hurricane Harvey, with more than two feet of rain in some spots and no relief in sight. More than 30,000 people are already in shelters, and FEMA…

How to Help Haiti

October 4, 2016 The people of Haiti have already been through so much, and still haven’t fully recovered from the 2010 earthquake that leveled so much of their country, making the impact of Hurricane Matthew especially devastating. Many philanthropic New…

Lend a Hand to North Texas Communities

December 28, 2015 Communities across northern Texas experienced devastating storms the day after Christmas, and our friends at the Communities Foundation of Texas are helping to corral support. Please consider giving to help these families.

Lend a Hand: Refugee Crisis in Europe

September 23, 2015 Civil war and the rise of ISIS are taking their toll on Syria and Iraq, with thousands of refugees making their way through Turkey, Central Europe, and now Scandinavia. The number of child refugees now exceeds those…

Lend a Hand: Earthquake in Nepal

April 26, 2015 When we first heard the news of Nepal’s deadly earthquake (LATEST: Death toll rises to 3,800 in Nepal earthquake), we quickly reached out to our network of friends and partners in the country and confirmed that they…

Responding to the Ebola Outbreak

October 20, 2014 With the global Ebola outbreak dominating recent news coverage, many of the Community Foundation’s donors have either given to fight the deadly disease or requested additional information on the most effective organizations worthy of a donation.  Given…

Lend a Hand to the Philippines

November 11, 2013 The typhoon that hit the Philippines this weekend has impacted more than 2 million people, with up to 10,000 feared dead.  Donors from throughout New Jersey have asked us how they can help the people of the…

Lend a Hand to Colorado

September 26, 2013 The recent flooding in Colorado has been truly unprecedented and has devastated many communities in the northern and central parts of the state.  With more than 10,000 residents evacuated and tens of millions of dollars worth of…

Lending a Hand to Oklahoma

May 22, 2013 The massive tornado that recently ripped through parts of Oklahoma has caused devastation not unlike what New Jersey saw after Hurricane Sandy. Given outpouring of generosity to help New Jersey rebuild, it is now our turn to…