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CAF America Announces Launch of Türkiye and Syria Earthquake Relief Fund

February 6, 2023

CAF America today announced the launch of the Türkiye and Syria Earthquake Relief Fund in response to the acute and immediate need for humanitarian aid after a catastrophic 7.8 earthquake struck south central Türkiye and northern Syria early this morning (February 6).

With over three thousand reported deaths (and rising), this earthquake has devastated already vulnerable populations and the need for aid is outpacing current resources. The Türkiye and Syria Earthquake Relief Fund will provide much-needed support to fully-vetted organizations already on the ground administering essential services and humanitarian aid. For a list of CAF America’s pre-approved charities that are responding to the earthquake, please visit our resources page.

All of the organizations that will be supported by the Türkiye and Syria Earthquake Relief Fund will first be fully vetted by CAF America, as we know that giving in this region can be challenging and must be done with great care and diligence. CAF America is committed to supporting the vital relief efforts underway to recover from this devastating disaster.

One of the most challenging aspects of disasters and humanitarian crises is the need to act quickly with limited information. CAF America has the ability to grant funds to validated charities, getting the charities the funds they need right when they need them.

Those interested in contributing to the Türkiye and Syria Earthquake Relief Fund can learn more here:

Türkiye and Syria Earthquake Relief Fund

About CAF America
Charities Aid Foundation America (CAF America) works with donors looking to support charitable organizations around the world by providing the infrastructure necessary for high-quality, regulatory- compliant grantmaking and maintaining a worldwide network of high-quality, fully vetted charity partners. For over 30 years, our core mission has been to streamline charitable giving through donor-advised giving, driven by our industry-leading organizational vetting and due diligence protocols. We enable our donors to make strategic, cost-effective and tax-advantaged grants while reducing the risk, reputational exposure, and administrative burden associated with regulatory-compliant grantmaking. CAF America’s worldwide reach translates into more than $3.8 billion in donor funds and over 1.8 million eligible organizations in 135 countries.

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