Hurricane Relief: How you can help

Wilford Martinez, Richard Wagner
Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car by Harris County Sheriff's Department Richard Wagner along Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – ABC27 is helping to raise money for Mennonite Disaster Service, a Lititz-based network of churches that responds to those affected by disasters.

You can donate by visiting the Mennonite Disaster Service website, https://mds.mennonite.net/donate/hurricane-donate-form/

ABC27 and our parent company Nexstar Media Group, Inc. are also supporting the American Red Cross as it works help people affected by Irma and Harvey.

Your gift enables the Red Cross to help people recover from disasters big and small.

To donate, go to https://www.redcross.org/donate/cm/nexstar-pub/.

Other giving options in Texas:

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund – Established by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner to help victims of recent flooding.

Houston Area Humane Society – Donations will help house and feed pets left stranded during evacuations.

Texas Diaper Bank – Donations will go towards emergency kits for new mothers including diapers, which generally are not provided during emergencies.

Food Banks

Area food banks are accepting donations to help victims across Southeast Texas. Those accepting donations include:

Houston Food Bank: http://houstonfoodbank.org

Galveston Food Bank :http://galvestoncountyfoodbank.org

Food Bank of the Golden Crescent, Victoria: http://victoriafoodbank.org

Corpus Christi Food Bank: http://foodbankcc.com

Southeast Texas Food Bank, Beaumont: http://setxfoodbank.org

Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, Pharr: http://foodbankrgv.com

Brazos Valley Food Bank, Bryan: http://bvfb.org)

Central Texas Food Bank, Austin: http://centraltexasfoodbank.org

San Antonio Food Bank: http://safoodbank.org

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