Mercy Corps' global headquarters are located in Portland, Oregon, and we also have offices in Washington, D.C. and Cambridge, Massachusetts. We partner with our team members around the world to help people survive crises, overcome adversity and transform their lives. Learn more about our global work ▸
Our global emergency response team stands at the ready to respond to disasters across the U.S. in times of extreme need, such as after Hurricane Katrina and the devastation of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Given the monumental scale of destruction and the overwhelming needs caused by that crisis, Mercy Corps has been working hard to support relief, recovery and rebuilding efforts in Puerto Rico.
We also supported several organisations that helped communities in Texas recover from Hurricane Harvey. We primarily focused on helping organisations that have a deep history in the Houston area working with vulnerable, at-risk and under-served populations.
Our U.S. programmes include:
- Mercy Corps Action Center: Hosting exhibits, lectures and youth workshops that bring our global programmes to life and educate the local community about issues affecting our world. Learn more about the Action Center, located in our global headquarters ▸
- Mercy Corps Northwest: Supporting local small business development and helping underserved populations build stronger lives. Find out more about Mercy Corps Northwest, our local economic development nonprofit ▸
- MicroMentor: Connecting budding entrepreneurs with established mentors, and offering business leaders an opportunity to volunteer their expertise. Learn about MicroMentor, a free social network for business mentorship ▸
- Emergency response: Bolstering local agencies’ response to domestic disasters. Directly distributing cash and essential supplies such as water filters and solar lanterns to help families in urgent need survive and recover.