As Houston deals with the damage left behind by catastrophic flooding, people all across the metro area have reached out to lend a helping hand.
Our Convoy of Care, sponsored by WSB-TV, WSB radio, AJC, B 98.5, 97.1 The River, Kiss 104.1 and Atlanta Peach Movers, collected enough bottled water to send five full semi-trucks to help Harvey victims in Houston.
Several other organizations across the metro area are also collecting donations. Here are a few ways you can help:
Atlanta Police Department - APD is collecting boots for Texas officers, who normally only receive one pair of boots. They are collecting through 10 a.m. Friday and are looking for help to get the boots to Houston.
Keller Williams - Keller Williams in Marietta is collecting items at their office on Dallas Highway. For more information visit their Facebook page.
Community Bible Church - The Stockbridge church located on Jodeco Road is loading up a truck to take supplies to Houston. They are not accepting clothes, books or toys.
Hands Across Atlanta - The organization plans to begin a drive on Friday. Check their Facebook page for more information.
PALS Food for Friends Drive - Through Sept. 4, PALS Atlanta is collecting dog food, cat food and cat litter to help pets in Houston.
City of Loganville Fire Department - The fire department is collecting goods, not including furniture or clothing. A full list of items they are accepting can be found on their Facebook page.
Extreme Detailing Blairsville - The business is collecting non-perishable food, diapers, water, cleaning supplies and more to take to Houston. For a complete list and drop off locations, visit their Facebook page.
Don’t see your drive on the list? Let us know and we will add it!
Places to donate money:
Arthur Blank Foundation - Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United are encouraging fans to donate to Harvey victims through the Red Cross. They will match up to $1 Million.
Atlanta Humane Society - The oragnization is sending volunteers to Texas to help stray, lost and abandoned animals.
Second Wind Dreams - The nonprofit organization is raising money to assist people living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Houston.
The Salvation Army - The Salvation Army provides physical, emotional and spiritual care to survivors and relief workers.
The Red Cross - The Red Cross is using donations to open and operate shelters, to support disaster workers, as well as for supplies and food for people impacted by the catastrophic flooding.
Texas Diaper Bank - People across the country can donate online to buy purchase diapers for children affected by the flooding.
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