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How to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Here are some organizations providing relief

photo: Courtesy of GlobalGiving


Dozens of organizations are responding to the devastating flooding in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey. If you would like to help, here are a few ways to do so.

 

General Relief:

The Red Cross has been on the ground throughout the affected area. Donate hereYou can donate $10 by texting REDCROSS to 90999.

 

The Salvation Army is also mobilized in the region. Donate here.

 

Global Giving has set a goal of raising $2 million for relief. Donate here.

 

 

People with disabilities:

Portlight Strategies helps people with disabilities, and mobilizes during natural disasters. Donate here.

 

Food banks:

The Houston Press put together a list of food banks in the affected area, including Houston Food Bank, Galveston Food Bank, and Southeast Texas Food Bank.

 

Veterans:

Team Rubicon brings together military veterans and first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Donate here.

 

For more:

CharityNavigator provides a list of charities supporting Harvey relief efforts. CharityNavigator also ranks charities, giving donors a chance to check out organizations before donating. See the list.