Two kayakers try to beat the current pushing them down an overflowing Brays Bayou along S. Braeswood in Houston, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Rescuers answered hundreds of calls for help Sunday as floodwaters from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey climbed high enough to begin filling second-story homes, and authorities urged stranded families to seek refuge on their rooftops. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

I know many of you, like me, have been watching in horror as Southeastern Texas has been pummeled mercilessly by Hurricane Harvey. Here’s a quick list of organizations who are looking for donations of any size:


American Red Cross – Looking for donations starting at just $10. Visit http://redcross.org Call 1-800-Red Cross or text HARVEY to 90999.


Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services – Donate online at https://disaster.salvationarmyusa.org or callΒ 1-800-SAL-ARMY

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Catholic Charities – You can donate online at https://app.mobilecause.com or text CCUSADISASTER to 71777


Austin Pets Alive! – This no-kill pet advocacy group is helping shelters in the direct line of Harvey and as of Saturday a.m. had already transported over 235 animals to their shelter. They’re looking for donations and other help Β on their website. https://austinpetsalive.org

Flood victims

You can also visit The National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD). This is a coalition of all the reputable and trusted disaster relief organizations here in the U.S. – http://nvoad.org


Downtown Houston as seen from the JP. Morgan Chase Tower