Hurricane Harvey has really left its mark and continues to be felt throughout Texas. Heavy rains and cataclysmic flooding are expected to go on for days. The storm has already been called “unprecedented” by the National Weather Service.

Highways are submerged, thousands of calls are being made to emergency services, and residents are being urged to stay in place. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the recovery effort could take years, and the storm hasn’t even concluded yet.

The question that has been popping into the heads of many individuals in the country is, “How can I help?” Thankfully, emergency services, charities, and aid groups are preparing to deal with the current situation, as well as the aftermath and some ways to help them are as follows.
1. Donate Or Volunteer
2. Donate Blood
3. Provide Accommodation For Evacuees

A breathtaking amount of organizing are gathering together and combining their efforts to combat the storm and they could use all the help that they can get. Linked below are some of these organizations.

American Red Cross, The Salvation Army, Samaritan’s Purse, Save The Children, Southern Baptist Disaster Relief, Heart To Heart International.

Numerous local organizations are taking part in the relief effort as well and you can find more information about those organizations here.

It is during times like these that we need to band together as a country and help those in need, and there is no shortage of ways to do so. Let our hearts reach out to those still suffering and let our determination get us through these horrific times.