In the wake of these hurricanes, many are still trying to find family and friends that may have been affected by the storms.  Safe and Well, a web-based tool offered by the American Red Cross, is available online in both English and Spanish as an additional way to try and locate loved ones.


When looking for ways to help after a disaster,




Check out this video to learn more.

Donations —

The organizations below are actively employed in the response and recovery efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.  Click on a link below to find out the organization’s level of involvement at this time or to make a financial donation.

Remember to direct donations to Hurricane Harvey, Irma or Maria if the option is provided.

While all donations are appreciated, cash is what is most needed.  Please do not send goods to the impacted areas, as clothing (old or new) and other items are not being accepted.


If you have supplies that you would like to donate to the relief efforts, please complete this National VOAD form.


Thank you for your understanding and support.

Volunteer —

Volunteers are needed now and will be needed for months and years to follow.  Please coordinate with a known relief organization that can provide the necessary training and coordination to make a difference in impacted communities.  Do not go to impacted areas on your own, as this can interfere with response and recovery efforts.


To find a list of disaster relief organizations, click here.  You can also visit the National VOAD Volunteer page to sign up to volunteer in a specific area impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma or Maria.


Thank you for your compassion, support and patience as our neighbors in the south identify their needs.

Financial Gift 

Financial gifts made to organizations and foundations are collected, managed and disbursed by those entities. NJ Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NJVOAD), the NJ Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM), and the NJ Governor’s Office of Volunteerism do not promote any one organization over another and do not have any involvement in how funds are managed or disbursed.