We are all aware of the devastation caused throughout Texas by Hurricane Harvey. Our prayers go out to the all the families impacted by this tragedy. The core of what we do here at Drew CDC is strengthening communities not only in our backyard but around the globe.
For the staff affected by this horrific tragedy and the families impacted, Drew CDC is here to provide support through the collective efforts of its staff and Board Members.
All donations can be made directly to the Red Cross to assist families with food, clothing, and shelter.
Click here and follow the four easy steps below to make your donation today.
Together we can make a difference!
1) “ I want to give” Select the amount you want to give.
2) “ I want to support” Click on the drop down arrow and select Hurricane Harvey.
3) “Frequency” One time is going to be automatically be pre-selected for you. Also, In this section, you can dedicate your gift to a friend or loved one. If you chose to dedicate this gift to a friend or loved one, click the box that says “dedicate to a friend or loved one” and enter the prompted information.
4) Put in your credit card information and press the “donate” button.
You don’t want to donate the Red Cross? Here are a list of other organizations you can donate to:
Carter BloodCare covers hospitals in North, Central and East Texas. To donate, call 877-571-1000 or text DONATE4LIFE to 444-999.
To help animals, visit the Houston Humane Society or the San Antonio Humane Society. The Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has set up an animal emergency response hotline (713-861-3010) and is accepting donations on its website.
The 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.
The United Way of Greater Houston flood relief fund will be used to help with immediate needs as well as long-term services like minor home repair. Visit its website to donate or text UWFLOOD to 41444.
The L.G.B.T.Q. Disaster 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.”
The Federal Emergency Management Agency recommends checking with the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster for a list of trusted disaster-relief organizations in Texas.
All Hands Volunteers will be working on damaged homes and removing debris.
The American Kidney Fund is providing emergency financial grants to dialysis patients.
The American Red Cross is accepting donations. You can also text HARVEY to 90999 to donate $10.
AmeriCares takes medicine and supplies to survivors.
Catholic Charities provides food, clothing, shelter and support services to those from all religious backgrounds.
Save the Children is delivering baby supplies, including cribs and strollers, and setting up child-friendly spaces in shelters.
Samaritan’s Purse volunteer teams are helping homeowners by cutting trees and adding tarps to roofs, among other tasks.
SBP, a national disaster recovery nonprofit, will conduct damage assessment and help residents rebuild.
AABB, which coordinates a task force to manage blood collection during disasters, put out a call for blood donations. Most in demand: those with type O-positive blood.
GoFundMe has created a page with all of its Harvey-related campaigns, including one started by the country singer Chris Young, who donated $100,000, and another created by the president and chief executive of the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce.
YouCaring has a fund-raising page set up by J. J. Watt of the Houston Texans with a goal of $20 million. On Tuesday evening, Mr. Watt posted a video to Twitter, announcing that the fund had reached its goal and thanking those who donated.
GlobalGiving’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund supports local organizations by helping to “meet survivors’ immediate needs for food, fuel, clean water, hygiene products and shelter.”