Our Hearts Are With Texas!

Ways you can help!

By Chanin Victor August 30, 2017

Hurricane Harvey has created destruction in Texas and Louisiana with massive floods and destructive winds. The situation rapidly turned catastrophic and residents are in need of relief and help. Here are some organizations where you can donate to help in relief efforts. Most charities prefer monetary donations to get help out the quickest:

United Way of Greater HoustonThe organization said its focus is on basic needs like food and shelter and then it will turn to long-term recovery efforts. Donate to their relief fund here.

American Red Cross: You can donate through their website or text the word HARVEY to 90999 to donate $10. Volunteers and blood donations are also needed.

Global Giving: This is a crowdfunding site that has set out to raise $2 million. These funds will "exclusively support local relief and recovery efforts from this storm."

SPCA of Texas: The SPCA has taken in animals affected by the storm. Any donations will help assist in the care of these animals.

Houston Fund Relief Fund: A crowdfunding page started by JJ Watt which has raised $6 Million so far and on the road to $10 Million ​

Here are some organizations to which you can donate money, supplies, or time to aid in relief efforts:

Convoy of Hope: Their goal is "give people help and hope in times of great need." This non-profit brings food, water, ice, emergency supplies and long-term recovery solutions.

Food Banks: Houston Food BankGalveston County Food BankFood Bank of Corpus ChristiSoutheast Texas Food Bank

Austin Pets Alive and the San Antonio Humane Society: Funds needed to take care of animals affected by the storm.

Principals Helping Principals: Schools adopting Schools needing help

Do you know of any other organizations supporting Hurricane Harvey relief efforts? Please email or share a link with our FACEBOOK page.