The damage of Hurricane Laura is devastating. in the face of disasters we are all at a loss of how we can help beyond our prayers for those affected. We wonder what is the best way to give aid to those who suffer.
Catholic Charities is there to respond to immediate emergency needs for such necessities as water, food, shelter and medical care, as well as to the long-term need to rebuild and recover after widespread destruction for disasters in the US.
If you are able, please donate for US Relief: Catholic Charities USA Online: https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/ Mail: Catholic Charities USA, P.O. Box 17066, Baltimore MD 21297-1066 Phone: 800-919-9338
When a disaster happens in another country, collections and individual donations should be directed to Catholic Relief Services (CRS):
Catholic Relief Services Online: https://www.crs.org/ Mail: Catholic Relief Services, P.O. Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21297-0303 (Please write the specific incident in the memo line) Phone: 877-Help-CRS