Houston, Texas residents are in a dire situation following immense flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. The hurricane, which at its peak was a Category 4 storm, made landfall in Texas on Friday night.
There are several ways that people may help, from giving time to both professional and volunteer services, to donating a place to stay or aiding with a monetary gift. If you have a few extra bucks to spare, the Red Cross will need it during the relief efforts. Donations are accepted in any amount on the Red Cross website, or you can text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10. The Red Cross also accepts donations by mail, or you can call 1-800-RED-CROSS to discuss other options.