Although we’re geographically far from this problem, there is still a lot that we can do for our brothers and sisters from the comfort of our own homes.
The “30 Days of Change” project is an initiative started up to raise funds for this. Throughout the month of August, people are setting aside empty cans and collecting change. After 30 days, the cans will be collected and given to Islamic Relief Horn of Africa Appeal.
You can sign up here: https://spreadsheets.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFVHaUlEaDBmUHJLTXZpLThRTmV5a0E6MQ.
A little from your end can go a long way for them. Even though Ramadan is half done, it’s not too late to start this.
If you prefer to donate directly, you can do so here: http://donations.islamic-relief.com/donate/t_signin.asp.
Remember that “charity does not in any way decrease wealth.” (Sahih Muslim)