Recommended Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Please consider donating to the following relief efforts.


The Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund of Houston’s mayor, Sylvester Turner, which is administered by the Greater Houston Community Foundation.

If you live in Texas, the City of Houston Emergency Operations Center has posted a list of places where you can drop off donations.

Houston Food Bank and the Food Bank of Corpus Christi are asking for donations.

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 their website to donate or text UWFLOOD to 41444.

Teachers of Tomorrow will match you with a teacher in Texas who has been affected by Hurricane Harvey.


AARP and AARP Foundation are matching, dollar for dollar, contributions up to $1 million for the AARP Foundation Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, which will help victims—especially those 50 and older—across Texas and Louisiana Donations are being accepted on our secure website, the AARP Foundation Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) has opened a fund to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey throughout Texas and Louisiana. Not only does your charitable gift provide near-immediate relief for those affected in the Jewish communities in storm-damaged areas, it also helps the wider community.


Donations to the Salvation Army can be made online, by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769) or texting STORM to 51555.

Save the Children is delivering baby supplies, including cribs and strollers, and setting up child-friendly spaces in shelters.

The American Red Cross is accepting donations on its website. 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