Here’s How You Can Help the Residents of Houston Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Photo: U.S. Coast Guard -Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland

(SGN) — Relief efforts continue in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.  The storm has caused catastrophic flooding in and around the Houston area.

The Salvation Army and the Red Cross are proving disaster assistance to victims.

Salvation Army

Donations to the Salvation Army to support the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts can be made:

To see how your donations are being put to use in the field, the organization provides disaster updates as well.

The Salvation Army has provided shelter, food, and clothing to victims in Houston. In other hard-hit cities, volunteers have been assisting in the efforts to rescue victims as floodwaters rapidly rise.

Red Cross

Donations to the Red Cross to support the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts can be made:

  • Online at redcross.org.
  • By calling 1-800-RED-CROSS.
  • By texting the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

The Red Cross is similarly helping those affected by Harvey, with hundreds of trained volunteers providing meals and shelter for victims, including enough cots and blankets to support more than 20,000 people.

 

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