Want to help?
Here are several organizations and coordinated efforts coming to the aid of Texans:
The American Red Cross is encouraging people to donate money on its website or to text 90999 to donate $10. The organization is also asking for volunteers.
The crowdfunding website Global Giving is trying to raise $5 million to provide “food, water, and medicine in addition to longer-term recovery assistance” to Harvey’s victims. Through Saturday afternoon, it had raised more than $2.25 million from 22,421 donors.
The crowdfunding service GoFundMe also has highlighted stories of people who are suffering as a result of Harvey.
Airbnb has waived fees for people affected by Harvey who check in through Sept. 25. It’s also connecting people who need a place to stay with people who are offering space free.
Recovery, rescues and cleanup in Texas after Hurricane Harvey