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Hurricane Harvey

Here’s What Houston Shelters Are In Need Of For Harvey Victims

Those displaced by Harvey are in need of supplies; here’s what you can provide.


The shelter set up at The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, in Houston, on Aug. 28, 2017

If you’re wondering what you can donate for the harvey victims currently housed at the George R. Brown Convention Center, here is a list from the GRBCC web page.

The shelter at the GRBCC is in need of the following items.

In BOLD is highest priority:

  • Wheelchairs
  • Non-perishable food
  • Bottled water
  • Baby formula
  • Diapers
  • Comfort kits — (soap, shampoo, toothpaste)
  • Pillows
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Sweatsuits
  • Towels
  • L/XL clothing
  • Socks
  • Blankets

To bring in your donations, you can drop-off in the back of the GRB at Hall B at the loading dock. The entrance is from Chartes Street.

Here are other ways to donate supplies:

  • food banks such as the Houston Food Bank are asking for non-perishable items such as canned goods and cleaning supplies.
  • open your home to flood victims through AirBnB
  • shelters are in need of diapers; donate to Texas Diaper Bank as they help to supply local shelters with diaper kits
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