Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines on Nov. 7, causing the deaths of thousands of people. Queens residents can assist in the relief efforts by contributing to one or more of the charity organizations below.
The Afya Foundation of Yonkers – afyafoundation.org or call (914) 920-5081.
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee – JDC.org, (212) 687-6200 or by check at JDC, P.O. Box 4124, New York, NY 10163.
The American Jewish World Service – AJWS.org or by mail at 45 West 36th St., 11th floor, New York, NY 10018.
American Red Cross Greater New York Chapter – 520 West 49th Street, New York, NY 10019.
AmeriCares – Americares.org.
Catholic Relief Services – crs.org, (877) 435-7277 or P.O. Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21297-0303.
Doctors Without Borders – DoctorsWithoutBorders.org/donate.
Filipino American Human Services, which represents the Filipino community in Queens – www.fahsi.org and by mail at FAHSI, 185-14 Hillside Ave., Jamaica, NY 11432.
The International Rescue Committee – www.rescue.org/donate.
Lutheran World Relief – LWR.org/donate or mail Lutheran World Relief, P.O. Box 17061, Baltimore, MD 21297-1061.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City – nyc.gov/fund.
Mercy Corps – MercyCorps.org/typhoon.
The National Alliance For Filipino Concerns – www.nafconusa.org.
The Salvation Army – text TYPHOON TO 80888 to donate $10 through your phone bill.
Team Rubicon – teamrubiconusa.org.
The United Nations Children’s Fund – UNICEF.org/support.
The World Food Programme, a UN organization – www.wfpusa.org.
World Vision – worldvision.org.