Lone Star Disaster Relief Fund

by GlobalGiving Vetted since 2002 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Project of the Month Site Visit Verified

Summary

Our fund will provide immediate and long-term disaster relief to all those affected by Hurricane Harvey. All donations will exclusively support local relief and recovery efforts. All funds raised will go towards the following organizations: American Homeless Families Foundation, All Hands Volunteers, BakerRipley, Direct Relief, and Houston Food Bank.

$250,000
total goal
$210,633
remaining
67
donors
0
monthly donors
9
months

Challenge

Record-breaking flooding is occurring in Houston and the surrounding areas. Several of GlobalGiving's local nonprofit partners are responding to survivors' immediate needs and have asked us to help fund their relief and recovery efforts on the ground.

Solution

These organizations will provide the following resources to the community: American Homeless Families Foundation - emergency supplies for survivors, All Hands Volunteers - helping with damaged homes, BakerRipley - emergency shelter, Direct Relief - medicines for health centers, EMPACT Northwest - search and rescue, Fuel Relief Fund - fuel for generators, Houston Food Bank - basic needs, and Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley - basic needs.

Long-Term Impact

We believe that organizations that are deeply-rooted in local communities are in the best position to provide long-term support for survivors of natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey. By funding the relief efforts of local organizations, donations to this fund have the potential to build stronger response capacity so that these organizations are better equipped to face future challenges. GlobalGiving will post reports about how funds have been used and will email these reports to donors.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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Location: Washington, D.C. - USA
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Project Leader:
Kayla O'Neill
Washington, D.C. United States

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