Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund

by GlobalGiving
Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund
Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund
Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund
Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund


On Sept. 19, 2017, Mexico City and surroundings, including Morelos and Puebla, suffered devastation from a 7.1M earthquake. Hundreds were killed and countless homes, schools, and community buildings were destroyed. This followed an 8.1M quake in Oaxaca and Chiapas on Sept. 7. This fund was created to provide immediate relief to survivors in the form of food, shelter, water, and medicine. In addition, it is now supporting longer-term assistance to help residents recover and rebuild.

total goal
monthly donor


Immediate relief efforts provided by this fund ensured that survivors and first responders received critical resources, including food, housing, medical aid, water, and psychosocial care. Earthquake-affected families are now on the long journey to rebuilding their communities and re-establishing their livelihoods.


All donations to this fund will support the ongoing recovery and relief efforts for these two earthquakes in Mexico. Initially, the fund helped first responders meet survivors' immediate needs for food, fuel, clean water, hygiene products, medical care, and shelter. This fund is now dedicated to supporting longer-term recovery efforts run by local, vetted organizations across Mexico.

Long-Term Impact

We believe that organizations that are deeply rooted in local communities are in the best position to provide long-term support for survivors of natural disasters like these. By funding the relief efforts of local organizations, donations to this fund have the potential to build stronger response capacity so that these organizations are better equipped to face future challenges. GlobalGiving will post reports about how funds have been used and will email these reports to donors.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

4-star rating from Charity Navigator
Top rating from Better Business Bureau


Organization Information


Location: Washington, D.C. - USA
EIN: 30-0108263

Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @GlobalGiving
Questions about this project? Contact us
$4,385,077 raised of $5,000,000 goal
21,309 donations
$614,923 to go
Donate Now
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. View other ways to donate

GlobalGiving has earned this recognition on GlobalGiving:

Help raise money!

Support this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.