Subject: Help the survivors of [natural disaster event]!
Dear [Donor’s name]
It’s only been [amount of time] since [natural disaster event] ravaged the [town/city/state/coast of location] and [impact of storm, like destroyed houses or flooded homes, etc] of over [number of victims] people. ❶
Because of this horrible tragedy, those [number of people] people now don’t have access to [food, drinkable water, working hospitals] and need our help. At [name of organization], we believe that swift action in the wake of natural disasters saves lives.❷
We can’t do it alone—we need your help to support the victims of [natural disaster event] and help them rebuild after the [disaster].
Donating even [small amount] can help us [quantifiable metric, like feed 20 people or give water to 40], and donating [large amount] can [quantifiable metric of what you could do with more money]. You can donate funds by returning the form attached to this letter, by calling us at [organization phone number], or by visiting our website at [website address]. No donation is too small, and every little bit helps. ❸
You can also give in-kind donations: canned goods and non-perishables, feminine hygiene items, diapers, toiletries, and clothes are necessities for the people of [location of natural disaster]. You can fill out the form attached to this letter, or you can drop off any in-kind donations at our office [address of nonprofit] between [operating hours]. ❹
Thank you for your support for the survivors of [natural disaster event], and please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions.
[Name, title, contact information, handwritten signature]