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General Questions

Why should I help Humanity for Relief and Development/What is the impact of my support?

Our brothers and sisters in Yemen are facing challenges of war, starvation, and diseases. When you help Humanity for Relief and Development, you are helping an organization that fosters connections with local community members with the intent to empower and create long-term stability.

Where is your office in the United States?

We do not have a physical office in the United States with the intent to cut down on administrative costs. Staff work from home through our virtual office to support more of the community in Yemen. If you wish to contact us, you can email us at, call us at 1844-HRD-GLBL, or at Humanity for Relief and Development PO Box #: 1709593, Brooklyn NY 11217.

What places does Humanity for Relief and Development provide services?

We currently only work in Yemen in the most affected governorates of Sana’a (neighborhood Al Farooq), Al Hudaydah (Bait Al Faqiah city), and in the cities of Ibb and Al Bayda Governorate, Rada’a City. We are also working to open a new location to help the people in Taizz. Our work focuses primarily on food security through initiatives like Mercy Bakeries and Mercy Kitchens as well as livelihood development. We hope to expand our services to other regions of Yemen and parts of the world in the future. As we want to protect the security of our female majority staff, we cannot disclose the specific addresses of where we provide services.

How do you coordinate your work with other aid agencies, to avoid duplication of services?

We work closely with the governments and other actors in countries, the United Nations, and other aid agencies to coordinate our programs.

What is Humanity for Relief and Development’s Tax ID Number?

The Federal Tax ID is 83-0919620. Our financial records can be found here (link to ‘finances’ on the website). You can also view our profile on Charity Navigator (

Are Humanity for Relief and Development and Mercy Bakeries and Mercy Kitchens the same organization?

We are a result of friends and communities coming together to find a way to help the less fortunate and have been established since 2015.

We are committed to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by the war in Yemen through a range of sustainable projects, providing tangible results with a positive impact.

Are donations tax-refundable?

Yes, Mercy Bakeries and Mercy Kitchens are a project developed by the nonprofit Humanity for Relief and Development. Mercy Bakery and Mercy Kitchen were HRD’s first project and are our most well-known initiatives in and outside of Yemen. Please be sure to learn about our other projects on the website such as Project Uplift ( and Project Orphans (

Are donations tax-refundable?

Yes! As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of US law.

Where does my donation go?

At least 80% of all donations go to feeding the needy, while the remaining percentage covers the required expenses and logistics (such as delivery and to the Yemeni orphans who staff our locations).

Can I donate with PayPal?

Yes! We accept donations through PayPal -as well as any other major credit card provider.