Harvey | How to Help

What is happening in Texas is devastating, traumatic, and destructive. My heart goes out to every single person in all affected areas. The Unknown Persists has made their own contribution but we want to encourage every reader to donate, even if it's just $1!

Below are a bunch of ways you can help - including buying a Texas Forever shirt (to all you FNL fans)

The American Red Cross accepting donations on the site but also text HARVEY to 90999 to donate $10.

Direct Relief is shipping medicine and medical supplies to Texas, and has made its entire medical inventory of more than $100 million available for the Harvey relief effort.

Salvation Army is accepting donations on their site, by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769) or texting STORM to 51555.

Save the Children is delivering baby supplies, including cribs and strollers, and setting up child-friendly spaces in shelters.

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund Houston’s mayor, Sylvester Turner, which is administered by the Greater Houston Community Foundation.

Houston Humane Society To help animals suffering from the disaster

United Way Flood Fund flood relief fund will be used to help with immediate needs as well as long-term services like minor home repair.

LGBTQ Relief Fund will be used to help people “rebuild their lives through counseling, case management, direct assistance with shelf stable food, furniture, housing and more.”

National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster  for a list of trusted disaster-relief organizations in Texas.

Texas Diaper Bank in San Antonio is asking for diapers and wipes, which can be dropped off in person or mailed to 5415 Bandera Road, Suite 504, San Antonio, Tex., 78238.

Texas Forever shirt Tim Riggins saving lives

These (plus so many more - google 'Harvey how I can help' and you will find endless options (make sure they're trustworthy)) are great organizations to donate to so please consider lending a helping hand.

 

*all sites are trustworthy, approved sites for donations. Sourced from NYTimes, CNN, NPR.

Casey Callahan