Statement

Action-Alert: Continue to Support Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts

Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts
Written by OIAC

September 1, 2017

While our thoughts and prayers continues to be with those affected by Hurricane Harvey, Organization of Iranian American Communities-US (OIAC) calls upon all its members and nationwide network to elevate their efforts for recovery support in and around Houston, Beaumont/Port Arthur as well as southwest Louisiana. The Federal Emergency Management Agency recommends checking with the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster for a list of trusted disaster-relief organizations in Texas. We will continue our efforts at local and national levels.

At the local lever, please reach out to:

At the national level, please reach out to:

  • The American Red Cross is accepting donations on its website. You can also text HARVEY to 90999 to donate.
  • AmeriCares takes medicine and supplies to survivors.
  • Catholic Charities provides food, clothing, shelter and support services to those from all religious backgrounds.
  • Donations to the Salvation Army can be made online, by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769) or texting STORM to 51555.
  • Save the Children is delivering baby supplies, including cribs and strollers, and setting up child-friendly spaces in shelters.

 

 

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