Disaster Relief

For a complete list of all types of approved non-profits, please visit www.comecc.net or borrow a printed COMECC brochure from your human resources office


683000     American Red Cross of Cape Cod and Islands (508)775-1540 -- www.capecodandislandsredcross.org -- Humanitarian organization that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. 49.0% Region(s): 2


468188     American Red Cross of Central and Western Massachusetts (508)595-3700 -- www.redcrossworcester.org -- Humanitarian organization that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. 9.5% Region(s): 3,4,5


359588     American Red Cross of Massachusetts Bay (617)274-5200 -- www.EasternMassRedCross.org -- Humanitarian organization that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. 28.5% Region(s): 1,2


379488     American Red Cross of Northeast Massachusetts (978)922-2224 -- www.northeastmassredcross.org -- Humanitarian organization that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. 14.0% Region(s): 1


106748     Adventist Development & Relief Agency International (800)424-ADRA -- www.adra.org -- Imagine living without clean water or food. Global humanitarian organization assists communities under development and during disasters: providing water, food security, health, education, economic opportunities. 9.0% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5


031388     American Refugee Committee International (800)875-7060 -- www.arcrelief.org -- International relief and development agency empowering people impacted by conflict and disaster to recover and rebuild their lives with dignity. 9.2% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5


030988     Catholic Relief Services (888)277-7575 -- www.crs.org -- Rushes food, clothing, shelter, water and comfort to God’s most vulnerable children effectively and efficiently in times of disaster and provides the means to self-sufficiency. 4.7% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5


100040     Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC) (800)552-7972 -- www.crwrc.org -- Fighting poverty, hunger and injustice through partnerships and locally originated community development programs; responding to disasters with emergency supplies and reconstruction of homes and livelihoods. 13.6% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5


700048     Direct Relief International (800)676-1638 -- www.directrelief.org -- Providing direct and targeted medical assistance to people victimized by poverty, disaster, and civil unrest. Each dollar provides between $21 and $37 (wholesale) in aid. 0.9% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5


754188     Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières USA (888)392-0392 -- www.doctorswithoutborders.org -- An independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics and natural disasters in more than 70 countries. 7.9% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5


700389     Episcopal Relief & Development (800)334-7626x6122 -- www.er-d.org -- A compassionate response of the Episcopal Church to human suffering.  With partners, the organization empowers communities to create solutions to poverty and recover from disasters. 7.3% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5


109370     Giving Children Hope (Global Operations and Development) (866)392-HOPE -- www.gchope.org -- Rescuing children, providing lifesaving medicines and emergency food to orphanages, clinics, shelters, and disaster centers serving homeless children in America and poorest-of-the-poor around the world. 0.2% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5


700309     International Orthodox Christian Charities (877)803-4622 -- www.iocc.org -- Provides humanitarian/development assistance to people in U.S., Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East who have been devastated by man-made and natural disasters. 7.4% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5


700025     International Relief Teams (619)284-7979 -- www.irteams.org -- Sends volunteer medical and construction teams to assist disaster victims worldwide. Conducts medical, surgical, and training programs to promote self-sufficiency in developing nations. 1.0% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5


111930     Mercy Corps (800)292-3355 -- www.mercycorps.org -- Providing lifesaving aid worldwide following a disaster or conflict, and helping local populations design and implement sustainable programs to promote health and economic development. 11.7% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5


683014     PetSmart Charities (800)423-PETS -- www.PetSmartCharities.org -- Since 1994, we have funded over 165 million to support spay/neuter, disaster relief, educational programs and an in-store adoption program saving nearly 5 million pets. 12.2% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5


Salvation Army (30 separate locations in MA)

See COMECC brochure for six-digit code of any of the locations in MA salvationarmyma.org -- A religious and charitable human service agency that provides services to families, the hungry, homeless, lonely, elderly, youth, disaster victims and others in need. 17.9% Region(s): 1-5

111194     Samaritan’s Purse (800)528-1980 -- www.samaritanspurse.org -- Christian relief agency led by Franklin Graham, providing food, medicine, clothing, shelter, and other emergency assistance to victims of war, poverty, disease, and natural disasters. 10.7% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5


700375     World Missions Possible, Inc. (800)579-7470 -- www.worldmissionspossible.org -- Help us bring free life-saving medical care, nutrition, housing, schools & clinics to underprivileged, and aid to disaster victims -- serving USA & 15 countries. 3.9% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5


700678     World Society for the Protection of Animals (800)883-9772 -- www.wspa-usa.org – An international federation for animal welfare, our vision is a world where animals matter and cruelty ends. Responding to disasters, funding sanctuaries, ending suffering. 23.0% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5


111332     World Concern - A Division of CRISTA Ministries (800)755-5022 -- www.worldconcern.org -- We provide microloans to women, care to AIDS orphans, and education, agricultural training and disaster response services to hurting people around the world. 4.3% Region(s): 1,2,3,4,5