Nepal Earthquake Relief
As aid groups mobilize to provide rescue and relief efforts and emergency supplies to those impacted by the powerful earthquake in Nepal, Jack announces his support of immediate and long-term recovery efforts in the affected areas. He is donating a total of $10,000 to four organizations working to provide food, water, medicine and on-the-ground support for millions affected by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake. Tour clothing merchandise will also be donated to Operation USA to for shipment to Nepal.
Donations will be distributed among GlobalGiving, Direct Relief, Waves for Water, and Revolution Per Minute’s “When Disaster Strikes” Fund. Jack is encouraging his fans to support relief & recovery efforts by making a donation to organizations working on the ground in Nepal
How to Support Nepal Earthquake Relief and Recovery Efforts
- GlobalGiving - Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund: Donations will fund first responders and provide immediate needs for food, fuel, clean water, hygiene products and shelter. Once initial relief work is complete, this fund will transition to support longer-term recovery efforts run by local organizations. Text GIVE NEPAL to 80088 to donate $10 to Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund. www.globalgiving.org
- Direct Relief - Nepal Earthquake Response: A medical relief organization sending shipments of emergency medicine and medical supplies to Nepal- and India-based healthcare partners to mobilize resources needed to care for those in affected areas. www.directrelief.org
- Waves for Water - Nepal Relief Initiative: Organizing a strategic response initiative to provide victims with access to safe water. The first phase involves distributing portable water filtration units to community centers and families. The second phase of relief includes implementing longer-term solutions such as rain-water harvesting systems. www.wavesforwater.org
- Revolutions Per Minute – “When Disaster Strikes” Fund: RPM’s disaster response strategy helps musicians and artists play a critical role in raising funds and focusing attention on longer-term recovery to help communities rebuild. RPM is partnering with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy to direct funds to fully-vetted organizations working on-the-ground in Nepal. www.revolutionsperminute.org