Make a donation

When a disaster strikes, people want to help. One thing those affected by the disaster don't need is the logistical nightmare that is created when a surge of unsolicited donations pour into their communities and overwhelm those tasked with recovery. This phenomenon is often referred to as the "second disaster." If you'd like to donate, cash is always best. Visit the Iowa Disaster Human Resource Council's page for Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster.

Here are some ways you can donate to help those affected by the flooding in Iowa.

American Red Cross

Local American Red Cross employees are operating shelters for displaced Iowans.

United Way

Donations to the United Way's Iowa flood relief fund will meet emergency shelter, food and other needs. Donations can be made online and you can specify the city you would like the money to reach.

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is coordinating volunteer efforts and collecting donations to help those affected by flooding.

Mills County Community Foundation

Help those affected by the flooding by donating to the Mills County Community Foundation (through the Omaha Community Foundation website).

Fremont County Flood Fund

Help those affected by the flooding by donating to the Fremont County Flood Fund (through the Omaha Community Foundation website).

Siouxland Recovery Fund

The purpose of the Siouxland Recovery Fund is to provide financial resources to help meet short, intermediate and long term needs for recovery in the Siouxland area when a major disaster strikes. The fund was activated on March 15, 2019 to aid in recovery efforts for recent Siouxland flooding. All funds collected during this time, will be used to help flood recovery efforts.