These nine organizations are currently collecting donations to support the people of Lebanon after an explosion in the port of Beirut claimed over a hundred lives.
While the whole world is still reeling from yesterday's devastating explosion at Beirut’s port, on-ground work has already begun. Rescue teams, nonprofits and volunteers have wasted no time in beginning what will be a long road to recovery - but they need help. Here are nine organisations and nonprofits that you can donate to.
-Lebanese Red Cross (@lebaneseredcross)
Urgently needs blood donations and donations.
Donate at: www.supportlrc.app/donate/
-Impact Lebanon (@impact.lebanon)
Non-profit/social incubator aiming to raise $5 million through crowdfunding.
-Lebanese Food Bank (@lebfoodbank)
Providing food and essential supplies to those affected.
Donate at: www.lebanesefoodbank.org/donate/
-Live Love Beirut (@livelovebeirut)
Provides crisis relief, will be on-ground in Beirut with volunteers.
Donate at: www.givingloop.org/livelove/
-Beit El Baraka (@beitelbaraka)
Provides housing, food assistance and medical support for the city's elderly.
Donate at: www.beitelbaraka.net/donation
-Embrace Lebanon (@embrace_lebanon)
Mental health nonprofit, operates hotline run by volunteers.
Donate at: www.embracelebanon.org/embrace-lifeline/
-Ahla Fawda (@ahlafawda)
Community development nonprofit run volunteers.
Donate at: www.facebook.com/AhlaFawda/
-Union of Relief and Development Associations (@urda.ngo)
Relief fund that works in Lebanon and Syria.
-Islamic Relief UK (@islamicreliefuk)
Relief fund launched in 1984.
Donate at: www.islamic-relief.org.uk/lebanon-emergency/