Huffpost Impact

Hurricane Sandy: 10 Tips For Donating Smart

Posted: Updated:
SANDY SCHOOL CLOSINGS
AP

As the devastation from Sandy is still being assessed, charities are helping those in need of food, shelter and security.

If you're like most people, you want to support relief efforts, but with so many different options, how can you be sure you're stretching your donation dollar to do the greatest good?

Organizations ranging from humanitarian to animal aid organizations have mobilized to provide relief, and Charity Navigator has some tips on how to be sure you're giving smart.

Read about how to designate your donation for a specific purpose or how to give smart through text in the slideshow below.

Then, check out HuffPost's live blog on how to help and our list of credible organizations that are providing relief.

10 Tips For Giving During Crisis
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Also on The Huffington Post

Hurricane Sandy
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Red Cross: Blood Donations Needed to Help Communities Affected by ...

Mitt Romney On Hurricane Sandy: 'We Have Heavy Hearts'

After Hurricane Sandy, Chaplains And Faith-Based Organizations Offer Aid And ...

BBB offers advice on Hurricane Sandy donations

Hurricane Sandy: How San Francisco Bay Area Residents Can Help