How You Can Help Hurricane Survivors

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have had a devastating impact on so many people, and you can do something to help. Check out the links below to lend a helping hand to those in need.

If you are in Texas:

Donate Blood: The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center. A list of blood donation locations can be found here.

Donate Food and Clothing: Feeding Texas is asking people to drop off non-perishable food, bleach, and paper towels. Texas Diaper Bank

Temporary Housing: HomeAway is offering free or discounted rental homes.

Help with Cleanup: Austin Disaster Relief Network is seeking toiletries, mattresses, undergarments, and cleaning supplies.

Donate Toys and Supplies: Mayor Turner said many children at the shelters need "things to do," and is asking people to donate coloring books, puzzles, and other toys to the shelters.

If you are in Florida:

Donate Blood: OneBlood.

Offer a Place to Stay: If you have housing available for those affected by the storm, you can create a listing on Airbnb's Irma page.

Give Your Time: The American Red Cross and United Way of Miami-Dade are calling for volunteers.


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