If you want to help relief efforts in Texas, here is a list of a few reputable organizations accepting donations.
Before providing any credit card information to an organization, you should research it. If you find a charity not on this list or one you’ve never heard of, Charity Navigator can evaluate it for you. It rates well-known and small, local charities based on financial health, accountability and transparency.
American Red Cross
Houston Food Bank
Whenever it is safe to reopen its location, the Houston Food Bank will provide disaster relief to residents, it has promised on social media. In the meantime, it’s accepting donations here. If there are any remaining relief funds, they will be used for hunger relief efforts throughout the year.
Airbnb is connecting evacuees with Airbnb hosts who are willing to provide a place to stay. The company is waiving fees for evacuees who check in from Aug. 23 to Sept. 1. Here’s where an Airbnb host can list a home for free.
Americares delivers medical aid to areas affected by natural disasters in the United States and around the world. After natural disasters, Americares stays to help rebuild communities. You can donate here to help provide medicine to survivors of Hurricane Harvey.
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