Hurricane Harvey disaster relief telethon continues

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Direct donations may be made by visiting redcross.org, calling 1-800-RED-CROSS, or texting the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation. "We'll head that way.' We thought Red Cross would be a better way to help them out", says Mr. To make a financial donation, visit the GHCF website.

LOUIS, Mo. _For days now, millions of people in Texas have been pounded by fierce storms, historic rainfall and the aftermath of flooding like nothing we've seen since Hurricane Katrina. If people are interested in getting involved to help with future disasters, the first step is to register and start training.

She also said the Red Cross is using lessons learned from Haiti as it deals with responding to Harvey and other disasters.

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People wishing to help hurricane victims may often do so through their churches or religious organizations, which often have worldwide relief services.

With so much devastation, several celebrities like Kevin Hart and the Kardashians have already come forward with hefty donations in order to support the victims. "There are human beings in eight feet of water", the star said.

Officials said anything that is not needed here can be sent to Texas.

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The Coast Guard and the Marines Reserves are conducting air search and rescue operations in the Port Arthur, Texas, area. The Houston police chief Art Acevedo said this, "They looked for him, they helped, they just couldn't find him".

Like the Red Cross, volunteers with CRI need to pass background checks and apply.

The public can drop off donations at the spring training home of the Houston Astros in West Palm Beach. You can mail them to 5415 Bandera Road, Suite 504, San Antonio, Texas 78238 or drop them off at the same address.

"We'll be working with people on the phone to help them get settled for the long term", said Roosen. The Red Cross has trailers full of shelter supplies including cots and blankets, the Red Cross said. Be sure to note that you want your donation applied to "Disaster Relief".

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