Hurricane Harvey Update & Ways You Can Help Houston Victims

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Hurricane Harvey was recently upgraded to a Category 4 and can’t be ignored.

Houston is completely under water. With at least 5 deaths that have been reported, victims in Texas needs all of the help and support they can get. Families and victims have lost their homes, cars, and more in this recent tragedy.

Up to 2,000 people have been rescued and the storm is expected to last several more days. Reports have declared that the recovery for this city will take years long. A lot of celebrities and people around the world are coming together to help in various ways.

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Check out this recent news video to see how bad things are:

This news video shows Americans coming together:

Jeremy Lin tweeted about it:

Even Kevin Hart is doing his part with the Hurrican Harvey Relieve Challenge:

Even Budweiser is sending trucks of canned water over:

This beer company is sending truckloads of clean drinking water to victims of Hurricane Harvey

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Here’s how you can help:

Over 9,000 people at the GRB Convention Center are in need of towels, blankets, and clothes. We have put together a list with different ways you can help. Please share this post to your friends and family so the victims can get the support they need.

 

  • Houston Flood Relief Fund by JJ Watt: https://www.youcaring.com/victimsofhurricaneharvey-915053
    American Red Cross
    . https://www.redcross.org/donate/hurricane-harvey
  • Catholic Charities of USA. To make a financial donation, visit CCUSA’s disaster-specific website or text 71777 to make a donation.
  • Global Giving. To make a financial donation, visit their website or text HARVEY to 80100 to donate $10 to Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.
  • Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has established the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund that will accept tax deductible donations. The fund is administered by the Greater Houston Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity. To make a financial donation, visit the GHCF website.
  • Salvation Army. To make a financial donation, visit www.helpsalvationarmy.org, call 1.800.SAL ARMY, or text STORM to 51555.
  • United Way of Greater Houston has established a Flood Relief Fund to help with recovery needs of those most impacted. To give to the United Way Flood Relief Fund, visit unitedwayhouston.org/flood or text UWFLOOD to 41444.