Help Houston Heal: List of Trusted Organizations for Donations
It’s time to help one of our greatest cities for gospel music heal from the wrath of Hurricane Harvey. Below are a few organizations that are on the ground, helping people get their lives back together. Share this recommended list with family and friends around the country.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston The organization has numerous branches across the area and serves low-income youth with after school and summer programming to provide stability for families. Monetary donations go to immediate needs including minor repairs to facilities and equipment that support operations of the clubs.
They are collecting funds to provide emergency cash contributions to families, cash contributions to pay for assistance with emergency housing, assistance with medical prescriptions and other needs as determined.
Through the United Way of Greater Houston, MC-CARES focuses on long-term recovery efforts for Montgomery County residents, including permanent shelter and housing, household goods, food, clothing, medical supplies and prescriptions, employment, and case management.
As construction on homes is completed and families begin to refurnish their homes, some may turn to the Houston Furniture Bank that helps families get furniture pieces back into their houses to make them their home again.
Houston rapper and philanthropist Trae tha Truth created a GoFundMe account to raise money for “the underserved and often forgotten families and seniors.” He has a goal of $250,000 and is more than halfway there.