How to Help: Cyclone Freddy

On March 14th tropical storm Cyclone Freddy hit Malawi, leaving more than 300 people dead and causing devastation on the ground. The GoFundMe community is coming together to help people who are raising money to help those who have been affected. Donate to verified Cyclone Freddy fundraisers today to help people rebuild and recover. Our Trust & Safety team will continue to update this page with more fundraisers as they are verified.


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Verified fundraisers for communities rebuilding and recovering from Cyclone Freddy

Donate to one of the verified fundraisers below to help the individuals, families, and communities affected.

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    Fundraise for Cyclone Freddy relief

    Start a fundraiser to find support for yourself or someone you know. You’re not alone in asking for help—millions of people have turned to GoFundMe to find the support they need.

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    Here are three fast and safe ways you can help people in Malawi

    1. Donate to a verified fundraiser that supports relief efforts. Our Trust & Safety team has verified the fundraisers on this centralized hub and will continue to add verified fundraisers to it as more become available.

    2. Start a certified charity fundraiser for a verified organization providing critical support to those affected by the flooding in Malawi.

    3. Start an individual fundraiser for a friend or family member in Malawi.

    While we accept donations worldwide, only people in supported countries can start fundraisers for their friends and family members in Malawi. Since GoFundMe cannot send funds directly to Malawi at this time, you will be personally responsible for withdrawing the funds and transferring them to your beneficiary in Malawi. Click here to learn more about these requirements


    If you’re fundraising for loved ones in Malawi,, our Trust & Safety team will work with you to understand the delivery of funds to your beneficiary. To help our team complete this process quickly, please include the following in your fundraiser description:

    • Who you’re raising money for
    • Where your beneficiary is located
    • How they will use the funds raised
    • How you will deliver funds to your beneficiary