Where to donate to, to help Puerto Rico

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© NOAASATELLITES, showing the before and after of lights in Puerto Rico

1. ConPRmetidos (a think tank) is raising money for Puerto Rico

Donate link here: https://www.generosity.com/emergencies-fundraising/irma-puerto-rico-real-time-recovery-fund

2. Global Giving has a designated Puerto Rico fund

Donate here: https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/hurricane-maria-caribbean-relief-fund/

3. Students with Puero Rico

This is a GoFundMe created by a group of Puerto Rico students studying on the US mainland, who are fundraising.

Donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/studentswithpr

4. UNIDOS is also accepting donations

UNIDOS is being supported/endorsed by Mayor De Blasio. Link here: http://hispanicfederation.org/media/press_releases/a_hurricane_relief_fund_for_hurricane_maria_victims_in_puerto_rico/

5. United for Puerto Rico

United for Puerto Rico was launched by the First Lady of Puerto Rico. Donation link at top right. http://unidosporpuertorico.com/en/

6. Concilio

Also accepting donations for Puerto Rico. http://www.elconcilio.net/blog/2017/09/13/donate-now/

7. The Miami Foundation

Has a two funds — you can specify — addressing both hurricane relief, and on-the-ground rebuilding. Donation link here: https://give.miamifoundation.org/givenow?fid=6HAiULZuRi0%3d&fdesc=gNma4tkEr1p4b1amcvsY02cNmGj35Dzv

8. All Hands Volunteers

Is also accepting donation funds from US/UK for Puerto Rico. Link here: https://give.hands.org/checkout/donation?eid=42579&amount=&recurring=0

9. AmeriCares

Is accepting donations for Hurricane Maria. (It doesn’t appear to be specifically earmarked toward Puerto Rico, FYI.) Link here: https://secure.americares.org/site/Donation2?df_id=22510&mfc_pref=T&22510.donation=form1

10. International Medical Corps

Donation link here: https://give.internationalmedicalcorps.org/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1983&ea.campaign.id=77513&ea.tracking.id=DP~IRMA~DPHPI1809

Remember to check out all non-profits via Charity Navigator first: https://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=content.view&cpid=5356

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