NASW Foundation National Programs
The Social Work Disaster Assistance Fund
Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Hurricanes 2017
Social workers have always been at the forefront of helping others.
Your assistance is needed now
“…let the social workers know about our situation… Thank you very much.”
- - the NASW Puerto Rico Chapter on October 3, 2017.
NASW established the Social Work Disaster Assistance Fund to provide assistance to those affected by disasters such as September 11, Hurricane Katrina, the Indonesian Tsunami, the devastating earthquakes in Haiti in 2010, Japan in 2011, the Ebola Crisis, and the Louisiana flooding in 2016.
Donations go directly to social workers and/or social welfare organizations who can provide assistance to those who have suffered loss and are in need of financial or other assistance due to a disaster. To help us maximize the effects of your donations, preference is given to assisting social workers who in turn can help others. 100% of donations go directly to helping others.
Contributions to the NASW Foundation, a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, are deductible as allowed by law. Donate online or print and complete the NASW Foundation donation page, and mail or fax it to NASW Foundation, Att: Social Work Disaster Assistance Fund, 750 First Street NE Suite 800, Washington, DC 20002, Fax: (202) 336-8292, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.