Hurricane Relief Efforts and Resources

We know you join us in grief and sadness at the unfolding disaster we are witnessing in Houston and other areas of the Gulf Coast from the effects of Hurricane Harvey, and we fear as well for Florida and the entire Caribbean in the path of Hurricane Irma and now Maria.

Members of the Middlebury community are reaching out to help in various ways. For those of you who would like to do so, we provide below a select list of organizations and resources as a guide. We will update the list to include organizations from other affected areas as we are made aware of them.

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"Here’s How to Help" News Articles
New York Times
Washington Post
At this time, monetary donations are one of the best ways to help those affected by disaster.  Below are a collection of non-profit organizations with Harvey relief funds.

Houston/Texas-Based Organizations
Greater Houston Community Foundation
Houston Food Bank
Food Bank of Corpus Christi
Houston SPCA
The Montrose Center
JJ Watt's Houston Flood Relief Fund
United Way of Houston
Feeding Texas
New Orleans/Louisiana-Based Organizations
The Greater New Orleans Foundation
Second Harvest
National Organizations
All Hands Volunteer
National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
Salvation Army

American Red Cross
Direct Relief
Gift Cards 4 Change
Faith-Based Organizations
Catholic Charities
Jewish Federation of Greater Houston
Muslims for Humanity

Church World Service

For other non-profits, check out Charity Navigator's Hurricane Relief Listings.
Inevitably, it will take months and years to rebuild lives and homes affected by this storm.  We will keep our Gulf, Caribbean and Florida neighbors in our thoughts and prayers as we rally to support them during this crisis.

Middlebury’s 2017 Natural Disaster Volunteer Leave Program details how Middlebury will support our employees who offer their critically needed skills by volunteering to support the hurricane relief effort.  Please contact the Office of Human Resources at (802) 443-5465 if you have questions.