What happened in Houston, Texas is a tragedy, and we want to provide you with the best information possible so that your donations and efforts can help as many people as possible. If you want to help the community of Houston, find out what is needed before you donate so that you’ll be sure that your donations are going to be put to good use.
You may think that donating clothing, towels, sheets, jackets and more would be welcomed in a disaster, such as the flooding from Hurricane Harvey, but that is not always the case. The best way to ensure that your donations are used is to find out what is needed. Many organizations accept donations to help with flooding victims. You just need to find your favorite organization and ask what they need.
Most organizations are looking for people to donate:
If you check ahead of time, your donations are sure to be used – and will find their way to the areas that most need them.
If you are in or near Houston and have not been affected by the flooding from Harvey, you could open your home to flood victims through Airbnb or Facebook. Volunteer your services to help others clean their homes. Even if you are a victim of the flooding, neighborhoods could get together and clean the homes one by one. Many hands make short work, and you could most likely get three or four homes done in the time it would take you to do just yours.
It is always best to research agencies before you donate to ensure that most if not all of your money will go to those who need it. Many agencies keep the better part of each dollar to pay their executives. Places that you might consider using for donations – cash or otherwise, include:
Contact Executive Motorsports for more ways to help Hurricane Harvey victims or to inquire about any flood damage your vehicle might have. And remember, if you have something to donate and are not sure if it’s needed, call the organization to ask if they need your donation.