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Want to help oth­ers af­fected by Hur­ri­cane Har­vey? Here are some op­tions:

Amer­i­can Red Cross needs vol­un­teers to help at shel­ters for evac­uees; call 1-800-928-4271 or visit red­cross.org/vol­un­teer. To make a $10 do­na­tion to the Red Cross, text the word RED­CROSS to 90999.

Austin Di­a­per Bank needs do­na­tions of baby and adult di­a­pers, wipes and di­a­per cream to de­liver to res­i­dents stay­ing in Austin shel­ters as well as evac­uees else­where in the state. For drop-off lo­ca­tions or to make a fi­nan­cial do­na­tion, visit austin­di­a­per­bank.org.

Austin Dis­as­ter Re­lief Net­work has set up a Hur­ri­cane Har­vey re­lief fund at adrn.org/give to pro­vide gift cards, sup­plies for evac­uees, equip­ment, shel­ter, hous­ing and re­build­ing for fam­i­lies most im­pacted.

ADRN is also col­lect­ing do­na­tions of new un­der­gar­ments and new socks (but please, no other types of cloth­ing), toi­letries (sham­poo, soap, tooth­paste), new pil­lows and new blan­kets, cleanup sup­plies, util­ity knives, in­flat­able mat­tresses, hand san­itzer, baby for­mula and di­a­pers. Do­na­tions may be dropped off be­tween 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mon­day through Satur­day at Hope Fam­ily Thrift Store, 1122 E. 51st St., Austin.

Austin Pets Alive needs fi­nan­cial do­na­tions and vol­un­teers to fos­ter dogs and cats as the fa­cil­ity con­tin­ues to ac­cept an­i­mals from storm-af­fected ar­eas. In-kind do­na­tions such as large wire crates, cat lit­ter and canned wet dog and cat food are also wel­come. Visit austin­pet­salive.org.

Bas­trop County Long Term Re­cov­ery Team ac­cepts do­na­tions at bcltrt.org/do­nate to help res­i­dents re­cov­er­ing from nat­u­ral and man-made dis­as­ters in Bas­trop County.

Ben­e­fit shows fea­tur­ing var­i­ous mu­si­cians have been sched­uled to raise money for Har­vey re­lief. Find our up-to-date list at atxne. ws/2wKc­nsC.

Cen­tral Texas Food Bank pro­vides food to res­i­dents re­cov­er­ing from nat­u­ral dis­as­ters and will be de­liv­er­ing food to storm-af­fected ar­eas. Do­nate at cen­tral­tex­as­food­bank.org.

Cen­tral Texas Vol­un­tary Or­ga­ni­za­tions Ac­tive in Dis­as­ter is a coali­tion of non­prof­its that need vol­un­teers and do­na­tions to help those in need. Visit cen­traltxvoad.org for in­for­ma­tion.

Drip­ping Springs High School Stu­dent Coun­cil is col­lect­ing do­na­tions and sup­plies, such as toi­letries, new socks and new un­der­wear, and cleanup sup­plies, for the Austin Dis­as­ter Re­lief Net­work. Items may be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fri­day in the front park­ing lot of the high school, 940 U.S. 290, Drip­ping Springs. Do­na­tion boxes will also be placed at all Drip­ping Springs district schools and items will be col­lected at the var­sity foot­ball game Satur­day.

Greater Hous­ton Community Foun­da­tion has es­tab­lished a Hur­ri­cane Har­vey Re­lief Fund in con­junc­tion with Hous­ton Mayor Sylvester Turner. Visit ghcf.org/ hur­ri­cane-re­lief.

GTX Re­lief Car­a­van is col­lect­ing do­na­tions of toi­letries, plas­tic totes with lids, canned food and can open­ers, plas­ticware and plates, dis­in­fect­ing wipes, clean­ing sup­plies, soap, hand san­i­tizer and gro­cery store gift cards to de­liver to the La­mar school district south­west of Hous­ton. Do­na­tions can be brought to the Mon­u­ment Cafe, 500 S. Austin Ave. in Ge­orge­town, be­tween 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Fri­day and Satur­day; visit face­book.com/ GTXRelief for in­for­ma­tion. H-E-B has an in-store cam­paign for cus­tomers to do­nate at su­per­mar­ket lo­ca­tions.

Lucky Brand stores at Bar­ton Creek Square and The Do­main are col­lect­ing do­na­tions of blan­kets, pil­lows, sweaters/sweat­shirts, tow­els, toi­letries, di­a­pers and first aid sup­plies. The sup­ply drive, which will ben­e­fit res­i­dents in the Hous­ton area, runs through Mon­day.

Mod­ern Rocks Gallery in Austin is auc­tion­ing off three signed pho­tos of Hous­to­nian Beyoncé by fash­ion pho­tog­ra­pher Markus Klinko, with all money go­ing to the Red Cross. On­line auc­tion runs through 2 p.m. Sept. 9 at mod­ern­rocks­gallery.com/ hur­ri­cane-re­lief. Start­ing bids are $2,500.

The Sal­va­tion Army is stock­ing its mo­bile kitchen with food to dis­trib­ute meals to Hur­ri­cane Har­vey first-re­spon­ders and sur­vivors. To sup­port the hur­ri­cane re­lief ef­forts, visit help­sal­va­tion­army.org; do­nate by call­ing 1-800-SAL-ARMY or tex­ting STORM to 51555.

Shalom Austin, with Jewish Fam­ily Ser­vice and Women’s Phi­lan­thropy, has set up a col­lec­tion site on the Dell Jewish Community Cam­pus through Fri­day to gather do­nated sup­plies for Hous­to­ni­ans in need. For a list of needed sup­plies and de­tails on how to do­nate, visit bit. ly/2wj9nCr.

SPCA of Texas, which is tak­ing in an­i­mals from shel­ters in storm-af­fected ar­eas, is ac­cept­ing do­na­tions spca. org/give.

Star­lite Va­por at 14745 Texas 29, Lib­erty Hill, is host­ing a re­lief drive through Satur­day. Do­na­tions of cloth­ing and shoes, wa­ter, bed­ding and pil­lows, toi­letries and non-per­ish­able food will be ac­cepted.

Texas Di­a­per Bank needs do­na­tions to pro­vide emer­gency di­a­per kits to evac­uee fam­i­lies. Do­nate at tex­as­di­a­per­bank.org and des­ig­nate funds to dis­as­ter re­lief.

United Way of Austin has es­tab­lished a dis­as­ter re­lief fund to help those af­fected by Har­vey. Visit unit­ed­wayaustin.org.

United Way of Wil­liamson County is col­lect­ing do­na­tions through Sept. 15 of clean­ing sup­plies and toi­letries, but not cloth­ing or house­hold fur­nish­ings. Drop-off lo­ca­tions in­clude United Way of Wil­liamson County, 1111 N. In­ter­state 35, Suite 220, Round Rock; Toy­ota of Cedar Park, 5600 183A, Cedar Park; Mel’s Lone Star Lanes, 1010 N. Austin Ave., Ge­orge­town; and the Greater Tay­lor Cham­ber of Com­merce, 1519 N. Main St., Tay­lor. Mon­e­tary do­na­tions also ac­cepted at unit­ed­way-wc.org.

We Are Blood, for­merly the Blood Cen­ter of Cen­tral Texas, al­ways needs blood do­na­tions, es­pe­cially now that fa­cil­i­ties in Hous­ton and other storm-af­fected ar­eas can’t col­lect do­na­tions now. Look up lo­ca­tions or make an ap­point­ment at weare­blood.org.

Wil­liamson County Deputies As­so­ci­a­tion is ac­cept­ing do­na­tions of new un­der­wear, socks and toi­letries at the Wil­liamson County Sher­iff’s Of­fice lobby, 508 S. Rock St., Ge­orge­town.


Jack­son Du­gan car­ries items he is do­nat­ing to Har­vey’s flood vic­tims Mon­day at the Cir­cle C Community Cen­ter in South Austin. Nu­mer­ous area or­ga­ni­za­tions are ask­ing for money or do­na­tions for storm vic­tims.

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