How to Help Puerto Rico Following the 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake. The largest earthquake to hit Puerto Rico since 2014 struck the island Tuesday morning. Here are a few ways to help. Help Fund First Responders, The Hispanic Federation’s Unidos program ensures that emergency relief has long-term effects and supports first responders. Donate to Americares, The organization played a pivotal role in the aftermath of Hurricane María and is currently accepting emergency donations. Give to World Central Kitchen, The food-based first response service is already gearing up to assist in relief efforts following the most recent quakes. Contact Your Representatives, Puerto Rico does not receive equal support despite being a U.S. territory. Tell your representatives to prioritize relief efforts. Donate to Direct Relief, The organization is mobilizing doctors and nurses and is also helping with the Australian bushfires