Hurricane Dorian’s destruction in the Bahamas, North Carolina and up the Atlantic coast provides a terrible reminder of how these storms can upend lives and destroy homes. As with previous disasters, millions of Americans are trying to figure out the best way to use their money to help people recover.
As a scholar who has studied philanthropy after disasters, I’m hearing from friends and colleagues that the growing number of charities responding to these emergencies is making them unsure about which one to support. If you are feeling the same way, here’s my advice.
1. Decide what matters most to you
Giving is a personal decision motivated by personal values and passions. So, before you search for the right charity, clarify a few things in your own Click here to read entire article