Support from local, state Red Cross to Texas welcome
Support from local, state Red Cross to Texas welcome
U.S. Texas Military Department
01 September, 2017, 02:05
"Typically, when there's a disaster, people want to help out but they don't know how so the Red Cross is known for helping people so they call us first", said Disaster Program Manager Mike Kimball. Charity Navigator helps identify reputable charities and has a list of organizations that are wanting to help out after Hurricane Harvey.
The ideal way to show your compassion is to donate money to a charity that you respect, rather than shipping cartons of diapers and cases of canned chili.
"Once the storm passes there will be literally thousands of houses that will need to be gutted", Agee said.
You can visit sites such as give.org or charitynavigator.org to verify the trustworthiness of a charity. After Superstorm Sandy in 2012, for example, reports cited relief agencies not knowing what to do with the piles of clothing and other unsolicited items pouring in.
"We will be sending more", Marshall said. The Red Cross and other organizations urge the public to choose monetary donations, rather than donating supplies.
"People should be aware of criminals who look to take advantage of this generosity by impersonating charities to get money or private information from well-meaning taxpayers", IRS spokesman David A. Tucker II wrote in a release.
Disaster Aid USA is a "global emergency relief" organization whose website's main focus is now hurricane-related news. "Our thoughts are with the people of Texas who are impacted by this catastrophic hurricane and flooding". On Friday, September 1st, all five Cox Media Group radio stations will join FOX23, My41 and Cox Communications to collect cash donations and aid in relief efforts.
The Red Cross has a massive relief response underway and needs financial donations to be able to provide immediate disaster relief.
All donations are tax deductible.
Mittendorf also cautions that giving through crowdfunding can mean that intermediaries skim fees that might otherwise go to disaster relief or another cause you support.
The quickest way to give is to go to the charity's website and donate directly, using a credit or debit card.
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Hurricane Harvey's relentless path has left at least 10 dead and countless people without homes in Houston and surrounding areas. I also want to thank all the men and women of service and volunteers for their courageous efforts to help people in need.
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