Humanity First

Humanity First
Humanity First

HUMANITY FIRST™ is a leading humanitarian relief and development organization. It seeks to provide disaster relief and community development services to several poverty-affected communities in US and around the world. It supports the deserving communities through provision of basic human and social needs of the moment, with the goal to build self-sustaining community models in the long run.

Our Mission:
Humanity First’s mission is to serve disaster struck and socially disadvantaged individuals and families in the poorer communities in the world. Drawing strength from our global diversity, resources and experience, we aim to:

Relieve suffering caused by natural disaster and human conflict
Promote peace and understanding based on mutual tolerance and respect
Strengthen people’s capacity to help themselves
Our Strategic Initiatives:

Humanity First is currently undertaking the following major initiatives:.

Our Kids, Our Future (Elementary Schools)
Health Services: Gift of Sight
Community Development: Water for Life
Disaster Relief

Organizational Approach:
Humanity First is a volunteer based operating organization. We serve the communities through various projects by driving fundraising activities, engaging volunteers from local communities and our donor base, and partner with other organizations with similar humanitarian service goals.

The board of directors, management team, and project staff running the day-to-day operations consists of 100% volunteers with diverse professional backgrounds, including business, healthcare, and education sectors. This unique strength allows us to direct more than 90% of all funds raised towards the humanitarian projects we pursue.

Private Company

Company History

Humanity First

Humanity First started formally as a registered charity in 1994 in the U.K. Since its inception, HF has responded to several disasters and served hundreds of thousands of victims in various affected communities. Soon, the organization’s scope of operations expanded beyond disaster relief to several sustainable human development projects and initiatives around the world.

Today, Humanity First is registered in 25 countries across 6 continents. Its operations are primarily funded by grass root donations from individuals, corporate gift matching, and various other grants. The dedicated volunteers of Humanity First are the force behind the good work that the organization delivers, who bring their professional industry experience to the benefit of the affected communities. It also leverages preferential rates for relief equipment, logistics, and other needed supplies benefiting from global sourcing.

Humanity First USA was incorporated in the United States in 2004 as a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization (EIN# 20-0464012). Since then, HFUSA has served in disaster and human development areas within the US as well as in several other countries around the world. These include serving the victims of Asian tsunami in Indonesia, Floods in Guyana, hurricane Charlie and Katrina in the US, South Asian earthquake, Peru earthquake, Bangladesh cyclone Sidr, etc. It has also supported several elementary schools in the low-income metropolitan areas around the US. Humanity First has also established and is running several vocational training centers in Guyana, Liberia, and several other locations around the world.