As Hurricane Harvey caused widespread damage across southeastern Texas, many of us are seeking ways to support those affected by the devastation.
If you are interested in providing aid for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, a partial list of organizations who are coordinating relief efforts follows:
- The Red Cross - go to - http://www.redcross.org/
- texting HARVEY to 90999. The tax-deductible $10 donation will appear on your next phone bill.
- Donate to the Salvation Army - go to - http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/home/#whatwedo
- or by texting STORM to 51555.
- The Houston Humane Society https://www.houstonhumane.org/(Give)/giving/general-donation.
- The San Antonio Humane Society https://sahumane.org/
- The Austin Pets Alive Shelter https://www.austinpetsalive.org/hurricane-harvey-evacuations/
- The Houston Food Bank http://www.houstonfoodbank.org/
- The Galveston County Food Bank http://www.galvestoncountyfoodbank.org/
- The Corpus Christi Food Bank http://www.foodbankcc.com/
- The United Way – Houston’s flood relief fund https://www.unitedwayhouston.org/flood
- Donate the United Way of Greater Houston flood relief fund, by texting UWFLOOD to 41444.
- The Global Giving Organization https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/hurricane-harvey-relief-fund/
Our thoughts and best wishes go out to all those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
David J. Vierra, Ph.D.
Antelope Valley Union High School District