Want to help Harvey's victims? Here's how

Want to help Harvey's victims? Here's how

Want to help Harvey's victims? Here's how

More than 40 volunteers from the Iowa Region of the American Red Cross have been assigned to Texas. Disney has donated $1 million to the Red Cross relief efforts, and Facebook said it would match donations of up to $1 million that are made on its website.

"The Red Cross has issued a full breakdown of had the dollars that we raised for Haiti were spent", said Venter.

The Red Cross posted a video to its national twitter page Tuesday asking potential volunteers to be patient with the sign-up system, explaining that "our systems are taxed, and are being upgraded".

The Starbucks Foundation has donated $250,000 toward Hurricane Harvey relief.

Foster said she would spend a few weeks in Texas, beginning in Corpus Christi, helping mobilize resources and get relief to people who need it the most. Two volunteers are now driving down in an emergency response vehicle.

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Of the 26 refineries connected to the Colonial system, 13 are located between Houston and Lake Charles, the company said. Missouri, another state with historically cheap gas, saw prices at the pump leap 10 cents a gallon overnight.

"They can do.sheltering, and some would be experienced in feeding", she said.

American Red Cross board members and volunteers will be taking donations over the phone at WKYT between 4 and 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The SPCA takes in animals, provides food and water, offers needed medical care and works to reunite animals with their families or find new ones. Bass Pro Shops announced it is sending more than 80 Tracker boats to government agencies and rescue organizations aiding the Texas response efforts.

"Shell employs almost 20,000 people in the US and almost half of them are being directly impacted by Harvey", said Culpepper. Because of this, the American Red Cross put a ban on deploying further volunteers to help with Tropical Storm Harvey's aftermath. "If they have an idea, we can help with what to say, posters, canisters, how to do it, and pickup of funds", she said.

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