Crisis Philanthropy - Locations for Giving in Houston

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We have been flooded with questions about philanthropy and boots on the ground assistance related to Harvey. We found this list floating around the internet and it seemed like a good grounded list. In a crisis like this, money is what is needed right now. 

"Shipments of goods are not going to help for a while unless they have resource backers, such as some of the larger grocery stores, to help bring them in. There will be time for that later. Right now, people on the ground need MONEY to operate. Here are some ways to give."

General Assistance
Boys and Girls Club of Greater Houston –
Houston Emergency Aid Coalition –
United Way of Greater Houston –
Hurricane Harvey Community Relief Fund –

Here is also a good article on how to donate money and other aid to communities of color –

Food Banks
Houston Food Bank –
Galveston County Food Bank –
Corpus Christi Food Bank –
Feeding Texas –

Texas Diaper Bank –
Help for Undocumented People
Houston Undocumented Communities Flood Relief Fund –
United We Dream and Pantsuit Republic Fund for Undocumented Families –

People with Disabilities
Portlight –

Transgender, Intersex, and Genderqueer Individuals
The Trans Disaster Relief Fund –
Hatch Youth -

Coalition for the Homeless of Houston –
Star of Hope –

Rescue Organizations
Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group –
Accepting both cash donations and volunteer help (as needed).

The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center is asking for blood donations –
Trach Mommas of Louisiana –
Those who have extra pediatric medical supplies such as tracheostomy and ventilator supplies, feeding tubes, nebulizers, air purifiers, or specialty baby formula can help children with complex medical needs. Please email 

Pet Care and Animal Rescue

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