Essay Help Flood Victims Austin
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, many people throughout Texas need all the help they can get. Coastal shelters need volunteers, food, clothing and other items, and organizations assisting with the disaster relief need donations — and every little bit helps. Below is a list of just a few local organizations where your donation would really make a difference (list via the New York Times).
The Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund of Houston’s mayor, Sylvester Turner, which is administered by the Greater Houston Community Foundation.
Houston Food Bank and the Food Bank of Corpus Christi are asking for donations.
Carter BloodCare covers hospitals in north, central and east Texas. To donate, call 877-571-1000 or text DONATE4LIFE to 444-999.
To help animals suffering from the disaster, visit the Houston Humane Society or the San Antonio Humane Society.
The Texas Diaper Bank in San Antonio is asking for diapers and wipes, which can be dropped off in person or mailed to 5415 Bandera Road, Suite 504, San Antonio, Tex., 78238.
The United Way of Greater Houston flood relief fund will be used to help with immediate needs as well as long-term services like minor home repair. Visit their website to donate or text UWFLOOD to 41444.
For more on how to help out those affected and avoid scams, check out thisNew YorkTimes article where we found the above list. Also see this NPR article.
Go here for a list of emergency resources for affected artists.
Our mission is to provide after-school opportunities for middle-school aged children in the community to become involved in athletics, so that they may learn the character traits of accountability, teamwork, leadership, work ethic, and perseverance, while in a safe and supervised environment with their peers.
HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF
Thank you for the tremendous support of our Houston Flood Relief Fundraiser. With the funding distributed to the four organizations with which we have partnered, we know that it will impact those that need it the most. Our team is wrapping up the thank you letters and returning their focus to our After School Athletic mission. All donations received on our website and in the mail will now support the After School Athletic programs. Thank you for your support! Please see The Foundation page for more information.
Thank you! – The JJ Watt Foundation
The JJ Watt Foundation has provided funding in excess of $3,846,000 to 6th – 8th grade after school athletic programs and organizations. We could not have achieved this milestone without the continued support of our amazing fan base and sponsors in the community, and we commit to work hard to fund the next $3,846,000! If you know of any after school program for middle school aged kids in need of funding for critical components or uniforms, please direct them to the Funding Request tab on this website.
We appreciate your support of after-school athletics!
Request funding for your after-school athletics today!