How to help those affected by Hurricane Matthew

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  • Hurricane Matthew has killed hundreds of people in the Caribbean
  • More than 2 million homes lost power across the Southeast
  • More than 20 people died in the U.S. from the hurricane

(CNN)Hurricane Matthew has caused widespread destruction in the Caribbean, killing hundreds of the "poorest of the poor" in Haiti.

The following groups are in Haiti and surrounding areas and can help get aid to those in need:
    The storm also had an impact in the U.S. where the following aid organizations are helping residents:
    North Carolina specifically is still reeling from flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew. Centers around the state are in dire need of the following items:
    Blankets
    Wheelchairs
    Canes
    Sturdy cots
    Gloves
    Shoes
    Slippers
    Extra large adult diapers
    2x and up to 3x clothes for men and women
    Elastic waistband clothes
    Over-the-counter medicine
    Baby rash ointment
    Formula
    Pacifiers
    Undergarments
    Items can be dropped off at the following centers:
    Red Springs High
    509 N Vance Street
    Red Springs, N.C. 28377
    Southeastern Agricultural Center Lumberton
    1027 US-74
    Lumberton, N.C. 28358
    South Robeson High School
    3268 S Robeson Road
    Rowland, N.C. 28383
    St Paul's High School
    648 N Old Stage Road
    St. Pauls, N.C. 28384
    Bill Sapp Center
    1100 N Cedar Street
    Lumberton, N.C. 28358