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Hurricane Dorian Disaster Response and Recovery Fund

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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

World Central Kitchen, Inc.

Founded in 2010 by Chef José Andrés, World Central Kitchen (WCK) uses the power of food to heal and strengthen communities through times of crisis and beyond. WCK has transformed the field of disaster response to help devastated communities recover and establish resilient food systems.

Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon serves communities by mobilizing veterans to continue their service, leveraging their skills and experience to help people prepare, respond, and recover from disasters and humanitarian crises.

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.

Mercy Corps U.S.

At Mercy Corps, we are powered by the belief that a better world is possible. Our mission is to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. In disaster and in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we work with global and local leaders to put bold solutions into action. Together, we are helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities — now, and for the future.

Direct Relief

Direct Relief is a medical relief organization, active in all 50 states and 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 Among other distinctions, Direct Relief received the 2014 CECP Director's Award, the President's Award from Esri for excellence in GIS mapping, and the Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation.

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.

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