High Magnitude Earthquakes Hit Ecuador and Japan

It’s Monday morning and rescuers are searching for survivors and missing people in Ecuador and Japan. Over the last few days both countries have experienced high magnitude earthquakes resulting destruction, death and injury. The island of Kyushu, Japan has been experiencing powerful earthquakes and hundreds of aftershocks since April 14, 2016 when a 6.2-magnitude quake … Continue reading High Magnitude Earthquakes Hit Ecuador and Japan

Help Nepal Earthquake Victims

UPDATE:  Another 7.3 earthquake has rocked Nepal, striking close to Mt. Everest. This powerful tremor triggered landslides and toppled buildings, and was followed by at least five aftershocks that killed dozens and injuring more than 1,000. Already shell-shocked people are struggling and traumatized—and will likely be sleeping outside to stay safe. They need your help. … Continue reading Help Nepal Earthquake Victims

Reviews Show Your Impact

Our partner, GreatNonprofits, started in 2007, has become the Yelp of the nonprofit world. With a database of more than 200,000 reviews, GreatNonprofits is the leading provider of reviews and ratings for nonprofits throughout the United States. Their story It all began when Hurricane Katrina hit and GreatNonprofits founder Perla Ni was publishing the Stanford … Continue reading Reviews Show Your Impact

Disaster Giving: American Express

When natural disasters strike, generous people around the world open their wallets to give to organizations helping victims. Here at JustGive, we are lucky to partner with companies like American Express® who enable their cardholders to quickly provide support. After the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and the … Continue reading Disaster Giving: American Express

Update on Relief in Haiti

Is Haiti Forgotten? In an earlier Haiti earthquake update blog we featured a photo from award-winning photojournalist Allison Shelley who worked with Project Hope while in Haiti. When Allison returned to Haiti for her second time she wanted to bring something back that could help the people she’d met. Five months after the deadly earthquake … Continue reading Update on Relief in Haiti

STOP in the Name of Haiti: Students Give Back

Teenagers. The word strikes fear into parents everywhere. Mind of their own, sometimes sullen, rebellious and … inspiring? In the wake of the January 12 earthquake in Haiti, a group of about 30 high school students defied the stereotype of what a teenager can be by springing into action. The Naples High School (Florida) club, … Continue reading STOP in the Name of Haiti: Students Give Back

The Chilean Earthquake: A disaster of personal proportions

The devastating 8.8 earthquake that struck Chile earlier this month caused untold damage, and aftershocks continue to reverberate across the country. The immediate focus was rescue and piecing together entire villages overtaken by tsunami waves. Many of you took quick action to help. But what comes next? On the heels of such a devastating earthquake … Continue reading The Chilean Earthquake: A disaster of personal proportions

Help Chilean Earthquake Victims

A magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck Chile early Saturday, February 27, setting off tsunami warnings for Hawaii and the entire Pacific basin. The fifth most powerful earthquake since 1900 has already officially claimed 700 deaths and that number is rising. More than 1.5 million homes were destroyed or damaged. Coastal towns, including Constitucion, lost the center … Continue reading Help Chilean Earthquake Victims

This week’s disasters affect thousands in South Pacific and Indonesia

An 8.0 magnitude earthquake shook the South Pacific, triggering tsunami waves that damaged most of the Samoan Islands. Numerous businesses and homes were destroyed in it's wake. The current death toll is over 100, with many more injured or missing. Numbers are expected to rise as rescue workers search through debris. CNN.com reports the White … Continue reading This week’s disasters affect thousands in South Pacific and Indonesia