Here's how you can help Harvey victims

Texas National Guard soldiers assist citizens in heavily flooded areas from the storms of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas. (Lt. Zachary West/U.S. Texas Military Department/Handout via REUTERS)
Texas National Guard soldiers assist citizens in heavily flooded areas from the storms of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas. (Lt. Zachary West/U.S. Texas Military Department/Handout via REUTERS)

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Donate to a fund established by the Greater Houston Community Foundation at ghcf.org/hurricane-relief

RED CROSS

Visit redcross.org, call 1-800-733-27677 or text the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

SALVATION ARMY

Visit disaster.salvationarmyusa.org, call 1-800-725-2769.

UNITED WAY

Donate at unitedwayhouston.org.

FOOD BANKS

Houston Food Bank: (832) 369-9390, houstonfoodbank.org

Galveston Food Bank: (409) 945-4232, galvestoncountyfoodbank.org

Food Bank of the Golden Crescent (Victoria): (361) 578-0591, victoriafoodbank.org

Corpus Christi Food Bank: (361) 887-6291, foodbankcc.com

ANIMALS

SPCA of Houston: spca.org/news_hurricane-harvey

LOCAL RESOURCES

Hy-Vee Inc. will match customer donations through Sept. 30 with $100,000. Give at stores or at hy-vee.com. Donations will go to the Red Cross.

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University of Iowa Community Credit Union branches in Johnson, Linn, Black Hawk, Polk, Dallas, Poweshiek and Scott counties are collecting donations through Sept. 18. The credit union will match up to $10,000. Donations will go to the Red Cross.

MORE INFORMATION

Charity Navigator is developing a list of charities it says are highly rated at charitynavigator.org

To help avoid being scammed by illegitimate groups, see tips from the Federal Trade Commission at consumer.ftc.gov

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