How you can help the Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas
Here is how you can help:
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance and disaster relief in times of crisis, and is seeking donations to help victims of Harvey.
Apple is contributing to Harvey relief by allowing users to make donations to the Red Cross through iTunes.
The organization is urging people to call 1-800-RED CROSS or text HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation for those in need.
Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services
Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services is the disaster relief arm of the Protestant charitable organization, and it is taking donations to help victims of Harvey.
Donors can call 1-800-SAL-ARMY to help.
Catholic Charities USA
Catholic Charities USA, a Catholic social service organization, is seeking donations to help those who have been affected by Harvey.
The group has set up a website devoted to Harvey relief, and explains that “long term recovery” is part of the group’s approach to disasters like this one.
To donate, text CCUSADISASTER to 71777 or visit www.catholiccharitiesusa.org
Coalition for the Homeless
Houston Food Bank
South Texas Blood and Tissue Center
If you’re local to the region, blood donations are needed. The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center is accepting donors.
Austin Pets Alive!
Austin Pets Alive! is an animal shelter and no-kill pet advocacy group seeking assistance to help with pets, following the onset of the storm, and has created a page on its website specific to Hurricane Harvey-related needs.