For those wanting to donate financially to help the people of Houston and the other affected areas, you can donate to these sites:
Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund (Houston)
YouCaring J J Watts (Houston)
American Red Cross (All areas)
- Call 1-800-RED-CR0SS
- Text the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a donation
Salvation Army (All areas)
- Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY
- Text the word STORM to 51555
Covenant House Texas (All areas)
Here are some things that we can start to collect to donate to the people in the devastated areas that will assist those in shelters:
- disposable diapers
- baby formula
- feminine products
- hand sanitizer
- children’s clothing
- toys (children need some sense of normality)
If you are a member of a Greek organization, check your national website–they will have information as to how you can assist.
Please remember that home insurance does not cover flooding, and most of these people will have lost everything.
If you know of other legitimate organizations offering assistance, please post in the comment section.