How to Verify a Hurricane Relief Charity Infographic

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How to verify a hurricane relief charity. Find lists of vetted charities on: give.org, charitynavigator.org, charitywatch.org, guidestar.org. Search the charity name online. Do people say it's a scam? Be alert to names that closely resemble those of better-known, reputable organizations. Research charities that spring up overnight. Designate the relief effort you wish to support. Be skeptical of callers thanking you for a pledge you don't remember making. Report scams to ftc.gov/complaint. Federal Trade Commission, ftc.gov.

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