Haiti was devastated by Hurricane Matthew when the storm made landfall on October 4, killing over 900 people and destroying the homes of tens of thousands. It was a deep and tragic setback for a country still in the process of recovery after a catastrophic 2010 earthquake, but many local relief and support organizations have pushed on undeterred. Still, they need our help. Below is a selection you can donate to right now.
For more reputable charities, including non-local NGOs, check out this thread by @BrownBlaze. Musicians are chipping in too: NON Records will collect donations on Saturday, October 22 at Planet X in Brooklyn, and Kaytranada will go B2B with his brother Lou Phelps for a charity event at Montreal's Corona Theatre on November 3.
Haiti is just one country MADRE operates in. The organization advocates for women and LGBTQ communities in countries like Nicaragua, Guatemala, Colombia, Kenya, Palestine, Syria, and Iraq. Still, their operations are finely tuned to the needs and cultures of specific countries. "Our partners are grassroots women leaders who know best what threats their communities face and what women and girls need to thrive," their website reads.