United Ways Offer Hope and Help in Response to Hurricane Harvey
How can you support long-term recovery efforts?
It is in times of need that we discover the full impact of a community United. As Hurricane Harvey wreaks havoc on homes and communities across Southeastern Texas and Southwestern Louisiana—producing up to 50 inches of rain in some areas—United Ways across the region are helping families facing devastating losses from the historic flooding with an eye toward long-term recovery.
United Way Worldwide has established the United Way Harvey Recovery Fund, a national fund which will distribute 100 percent of donations for recovery in the affected areas, community by community, in the months and years ahead.
This fund will help local United Ways meet the storm-related needs and support long-term recovery throughout the affected regions. With your support, we can help rebuild communities.
How to help immediately
If you or someone you know needs assistance dial 2-1-1.
2-1-1 across all affected areas is operational. If someone you know needs help, they can call 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There may be a wait, but calls will be answered. 2-1-1 will remain open and ready to provide local information about evacuation routes, shelters, food and water, health resources, and other needs throughout the storm. In case of emergency, dial 9-1-1.
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