Hurricane Matthews leaves millions still in need

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) —  Hurricane Matthew recently brought destruction and devastation to Haiti, the Bahamas, and the Southeastern United States.

The United States experienced $4 billion in damage, with 2.2 million homes being impacted. In Haiti, more than 1.4 million people are seeking help to rebuild, with nearly 176,000 people currently evacuated to shelters.

The need for humanitarian assistance is great for communities in Haiti and the United States. In order to provide this relief, humanitarian organizations desperately need donations. Cash donations are particularly beneficial, as cash makes it easy to purchase important materials for fast response efforts.

All donations, no matter the amount, can have a huge impact on those whose lives have been affected by Hurricane Matthew. Find out how you can help make an impact and prepare the way for recovery.