On August 4, 2020, at about 6 PM local time, beloved Beirut and its people fell tragically victim to an explosion in the Port of Beirut. The city, already dealing with a plethora of humanitarian, economic, and health crises, was devastated by this unimaginable blow. Our hearts are with the people of Lebanon and we urge our community to show up in whatever way they can.

Below are a number of incredible resources and organizations that are directly working with the Lebanese people to help rebuild, heal, feed, and provide shelter to the over 300,000 individuals affected by this tragedy:

Beirut’s bustling creative scene was among the most affected by last week’s explosion. Many storefronts and studios found themselves in complete disrepair. We’ve compiled a list of small Beirut based businesses to support in the wake of this disaster.