Hurricane Harvey has left Houston and other parts of Texas completely flooded. Buildings and communities are submerged and more than 1,000 calls were made for rescues because people were forced to go on top of their rooftops.
If you would like to help those affected by the storm, see the list below…
- The Red Cross– Text the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation or go to redcross.org or call 1800-RED-CROSS.
- The United Way– Text 41444 to UWFLOOD to donate to the United Way Flood Relief Fund.
- The Salvation Army– Call 1800- SAL-ARMY or text STORM to 51555 or salvationarmy.com
- Airbnb– The company is allowing hosts to list homes in Austin, Dallas and San Antonio for FREE.
- Austin Pets Alive– The organization says they’ve transported 235 animals to its shelters. You can make a donation, foster and adopt all HERE.
- Catholic Charities– Text CCUSADISASTER to 71777 to donate
There’s more places like Houston Humane Society, Global Giving, local food banks, Americares, etc.
For more, click HERE.
Make sure your donation is secure by going through an organization’s official website or sending a check in the mail. The Center for International Disaster Information recommends checking with a charity monitoring organization like GiveWell, Charity Navigator, Charity Watch or the Better Business Bureau before donating.
Chad checked in with the Morning Show hosts of Mix 96.5 in Houston, Sarah Pepper and Lauren Kelly. The ladies have actually been sleeping at the station because it’s that bad!