Texas Cares: Donate to help Hurricane Harvey victims

Red Cross volunteers are working to help the people affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas by providing food, water, shelter and comfort.

Texas needs you, donate today.

All TEGNA stations are raising money for the American Red Cross, Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The TEGNA Foundation will match the first $100,000 of donations.

“Harvey’s devastation has shattered the lives of millions across Texas,” said Dave Lougee, president and CEO, TEGNA. “Our stations are coming together to serve the greater good of our communities and help those who need it most. Our stations in Texas are providing important, life-saving information and aid during this catastrophic storm. In Houston, while KHOU’s building was flooding, the station continued to provide vital coverage across platforms. I am incredibly proud of the work our stations are doing to keep their communities informed and safe while providing help and relief to those who need it most.”

“This is a historic storm and heartbreaking situation for all those in Harvey’s path,” said David Brady, CEO, American Red Cross of the Texas Gulf Coast. “The threat of Harvey is not over and the Red Cross is working around the clock to provide safe shelter and comfort for hundreds of thousands of people who have been impacted. We applaud TEGNA for coming together to support relief efforts. All money raised will be critical as we continue to provide vital services and supplies to those who need it most.”

Beginning Monday, August 28, all 46 TEGNA stations in 38 markets are reaching out in their communities to help raise money for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. As part of the Texas Cares initiatives, all stations are running stories on-air and across social media informing viewers how they can help. All stations have a dedicated donation page on their website. Donations to the Texas Cares initiative are tax deductible and proceeds will go to the Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.

Your donation will go towards providing food, shelter, relief supplies, emotional support and recovery planning for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. An average of 91 cents for every dollar is used for humanitarian services and programs, and only a small amount is used by the American Red Cross for fundraising and management. The Red Cross honors donor intent, and your donation will be designated specifically to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

All donations are tax deductible. Click here for tips for donating. 

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