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Urgent: Deadly Earthquake Strikes Turkey and Syria

47,000 lives have been lost after a once-in-a-century 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck southeastern Turkey on Monday, February 6th, and the death toll is still rising. Countless more people have been displaced. They have lost homes, loved ones, and any sense of normalcy. These survivors and their pets need your help NOW.

Turkey (formally recognized as Türkiye by the U.S. State Department as of January 2023), has declared a three-month state-of-emergency for this unprecedented catastrophe. In affected areas, thousands are left unsheltered in the winter cold without reliable access to hygiene supplies and plumbing. Greater Good Charities is on the ground responding to the situation. We’re setting up distribution locations in Hatay Province in the city of Antakya and surrounding areas with the initial goal to serve up to 10,000 meals to survivors daily. With your donations, we can provide hot meals, shelf stable food, and supplies for people with pets. 

The people of Turkey are cold, grieving, and struggling to survive in the wreckage of their destroyed homeland. Your gift could save a life. Donate now. 

your gift helps us respond when disaster strikes

Greater Good Charities is dedicated to being there when it matters. With the help of our amazing community of donors, we've provided truckloads of supplies, food for both people and animals, medicine, emergency transport for pets and much-needed funding in the wake of extreme weather events like the recent tornado in Texas, the frequent wildfires in California, and now, the earthquake in Turkey.

We need YOUR help now! Your support allows Greater Good Charities to prepare first response teams as quickly as possible whenever the next disaster strikes. 

Your donation will support our disaster response fund, to help provide immediate relief in the aftermath of this earthquake and other extreme weather events. We cannot do it without you, and every dollar helps—donate now.

Greater Good Charities has ultimate authority and discretion with regard to the distribution of its funds. All expenditures made are consistent with the exempt purposes of Greater Good Charities.

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