Hurricane Harvey Donations

There are many people who want to help with the recent hurricane that hit Texas. Here are a few local organizations helping with the recovery and relief efforts.

The Mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner, has started the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. Tax-deductible donations accepted on their website. The fund will be housed at the Greater Houston Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity.

The H-E-B grocery store chain has an in-store campaign for customer donations at their many locations.

The Central Texas Food Bank is in need of monetary donations and will be delivering food to the affected area.

The Austin Disaster Relief Network  HQ, 1122 E. 51st Street, 78723. Check their website for items needed and accepted.

Diapers are greatly needed for families with babies, so please donate via The Texas Diaper Bank and Austin Diapers.

Blood Donations can be made at Carter BloodCareSouth Texas Blood and Tissue Center and We Are Blood.

American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey relief makes it easy to donate—simply text ‘HARVEY’ or ‘REDCROSS’ to 90999. Your $10 donation will appear on your phone bill.

The Rockport Chamber of Commerce has links to many ways to support this devastated coastal community.

Houston Texans player JJ Watt set up this drive for Houston Flood Relief.

To help our furry friends, visit SPCA of Texas’s specific hurricane relief page, San Antonio Humane Society, and Austin Pets Alive. Many shelters are also in need of towels and food donations.

RSVP Directors in Houston, Beaumont, and Galveston are accepting $25 gift cards to aid those most affected by Hurricane Harvey. Gifts cards from home improvement centers like Home Depot and Lowes or places like Walmart and HEB where they can get food and other items are needed.  We will collect gift cards through the end of October to issue to our trusted RSVP directors in these area for distribution to those who are recovering from the devastation.  Contact our office at 512-854-7787 for more information.

 

 

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