How You Can Help Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Our hearts go out to the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas and all affected areas. Making landfall over the weekend, Harvey continues to wreak havoc on the lives of millions, and will likely do so for many years. We are also sending strength to all first responders currently helping with relief efforts, including volunteers and staff of nonprofit organizations.

If you’re interested in helping out, there are many ways you can, including donating resources, your time, needed goods such as nonperishable food, toiletries, etc. Visit the links below for more detailed information.

Center for Disaster Philanthropy –  Recording of webinar: “Hurricane Harvey Recovery: How Donors Can Help.”

Boston Magazine – “How to Help People Displaced by Hurricane Harvey”

NECN – “Help for Houston: Boston Helping Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey”

United Philanthropy Forum – “How to Respond to Hurricane Harvey”

Boston Business Journal – “Boston Area Businesses Reach Out to Respond to Hurricane Harvey”

As we would expect in the event of a disaster here in Massachusetts, local and national nonprofit organizations have stepped up with characteristic vigor and have on-the-ground teams responding to the immediate needs of victims. In addition to organizations like the American Red Cross, consider following the work of these and other nonprofits on the front lines:

Feel free to be in touch with any questions or additions to this list. Contact Communications Manager Fernando Martinez at fmartinez@massnonprofitnet.org.