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Where And How To Donate To Victims Of Hurricane Harvey

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If you’ve been following the news of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation in Houston Texas and your heart is broken, you’re not alone — but you can make a difference for the victims. Here’s a list of just a few places in Anne Arundel County that are collecting money and/or donations for Hurricane Harvey relief.

 

From Your Phone

This is the easiest option — you don’t even have to leave home. Text Harvey to 90999 to make a $10 donations to the American Red Cross.

You can also text CCUSADisaster to 71777 to donate to Catholic Charities USA, the U.S. Catholic Church’s official domestic relief agency.

...Or Your Web Browser

You can donate to the Houston Food Bank here.

 

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

AACPS, in partnership with the 21st Century Education Foundation, launched the #HelpHouston campaign to raise at least $200,000 for Houston Independent School District students and their families. Donations can be made online at www.aacps.org/helphouston, or donations can be dropped off at schools by either students or parents during the regular school day or at back-to-school events. Checks should be made payable to the 21st Century Education Foundation.

 

Orphan Grain Train

The Maryland branch of the Orphan Grain Train is right down the street in Millersville. Email elfie.eberle@md-orphangraintrain.org to find out when and where donations can be dropped off. You can make monetary donations via www.ogt.org by selecting “Texas Relief” under the donate button.

 

ASPCA

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is preparing water rescue, emergency sheltering and relation efforts for the areas where animals need help most. Click here to make a monetary donation.

 

RE/MAX Experience, Pasadena

The RE/MAX Experience office at 3820 Mountain Road, Suite H, in Pasadena is collecting items for those who cannot make it to the airport to drop them off. All items will be sent directly to the Red Cross in Texas. Items needed include water bottles, nonperishable food items, general toiletries and feminine hygiene products, diapers and wipes, formula, baby food, dog/cat food, blankets, clothes, first aid items, flashlights and batteries.

 

Brumwell’s Flea Market

Brumwell’s Flea Market in Pasadena will collect money for the American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey victims. Stop by 3921 Mountain Road in Pasadena between 7:00am and 9:00am on Sunday, September 3.

 

Hounds For Houston

Stop by 8805 Clubhouse Drive in Glen Burnie between 3:30pm and 5:30pm on Sunday, September 3, to get your dog’s nails trimmed for only $15, all of which will be donated to help pets displaced by Hurricane Harvey. Homemade dog treats will also be sold (three treats for $5 or eight treats for $10), and donations of crate blankets/towels, water jugs and dog food will be accepted.

 

Do you know of a collection that we can add? Email dylan@severnaparkvoice.com and help us spread the word!


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