In response to Japan’s 8.9 magnitude earthquake and the resulting Pacific tsunami on Friday, March 11, relief organizations have rallied to support the millions of people devastated by the disaster. Many wish to support the efforts of these organizations and aid those affected by the disaster, but it can be hard to pick one or a few charities out of the hundreds offering aid. Here is a list of organizations that have been reviewed by Charities Review Council that are also part of the aid efforts in Japan.
Other prominent organizations aiding the effort that have not been reviewed by the Charities Review Council (this list was compiled from various news sources):
For more information about organizations responding to the crisis, review organizations listed at InterAction or this Responses From Charities list organized by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Please review our disaster related smart giving tips before making a donation to any organization.