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$675 million raised since 11th September disasters

$675 million raised since 11th September disasters

US disaster relief non-profits have raised $675 million since September 11th.

American emergency and relief organisations have received $675 million since the disasters in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania on 11 September. The American Red Cross has raised over $211 million and the Salvation Army has raised $21 million.

Catholic Charities USA received $200,000 in online donations in the first week after the disasters. This is a 600% increase on the usual online income the charity receives in that period, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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