With April 2011 going down in history as the most active on record for tornadoes, many of the victims are still in major need for even basic necessities. Just look at some of the tweets from ABC 33/40’s James Spann to see all that is needed throughout Alabama’s communities. Donations of not only money, but also clothing, food, and water are still needed. Another important thing to donate is blood.
Follow the jump for a few great websites with numerous links for fundraising and donating.
Many of these are Red Cross sites covering various states and regions, but also some other sites as well. If you intend to donate, be sure to check the Better Business Bureau beforehand to make sure you are donating to a reputable charity.
Alabama Relief - Alabama Possible
Alabama Relief - ABC 33/40 Help Page
Arkansas Relief - Arkansas Red Cross
Georgia - Atlanta Red Cross
Georgia - Community Foundation of Central Georgia
Mississippi Relief - Missouri Emergency Management Agency
Missouri Relief - Southeast Missouri Red Cross
North Carolina Relief - Triangle Red Cross
Virginia Relief - Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
Multi-State Resource Page - Florida Philanthropic Network
Out-of-State Drop Off - Tuscaloosa Tornado Donations
Some great ways to donate are through the most well-known charities such as:
If you want to help in another way, the Red Cross is also always doing blood drives, and you may find one in a place nearby.