Hurricane Harvey

Habitat Hammers Back: Habitat for Humanity Receives Major Support for Hurricane Recovery As Leading Housing Nonprofit Begins Its Response

Habitat expands its hurricane recovery response to Hurricane Irma
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ATLANTA, September 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Four organizations will serve as keystone partners of Habitat for Humanity’s response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, each making contributions of $1 million or more to support the Habitat Hammers Back initiative. The gifts from the Dow Chemical Company, General Motors, Thrivent Financial and a group of American wind energy companies will support on-the-ground responses to the hurricanes in Texas, Florida and other affected areas.

Have Boat, Will Rescue

Wells Fargo banker with a boat joins Houston rescuers after Hurricane Harvey
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Chase McKinney knew Hurricane Harvey had been devastating, but he didn’t know just how bad the situation was until he made the short drive from his home up U.S. Highway 59 in Houston and saw folks wading in chest-high water and cars bobbing like apples on the exit ramps below.

Turning his car around, the business development manager for Wells Fargo Dealer Services returned to his home in Sugarland, a suburb of southeast Houston, where there wasn’t even a puddle of water in his driveway.

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce at Least $1 Million Toward Hurricane Irma Relief and Recovery

Donations and needed supplies to assist organizations leading Irma’s relief efforts.
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., September 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In anticipation of Hurricane Irma, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support for relief efforts through cash and product donations of at least $1 million to organizations helping in response.

Scotiabank Donates $100,000 in Support of Houston and Communities Affected by Hurricane Harvey

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HOUSTON, September 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank is donating $100,000 to The Zina Garrison Tennis & Education Academy (ZGA) to help bring relief to Houston's Third Ward and Sunnyside Community following Hurricane Harvey.

CMT to Air Hurricane Harvey Relief Telethon On September 12

by Lisa Di Venuta
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In the wake of one of the most devastating storms in U.S. history, CMT will air the Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief telethon on Sept. 12.

“Silence is overrated,” tweeted the network. “Sometimes, music is the only thing that can get your mind off everything else.”

The hour-long special aims to do just that—use music as a way to bring peace of mind to those affected by the hurricane.

CITGO Announces Donation to Assist Hurricane Harvey’s Relief Efforts in Corpus Christi and Surrounding Areas

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, September 07, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation announced today that it has made a donation of $500,000 to the Coastal Bend Community Foundation to assist local authorities in providing services to those afflicted by the Hurricane’s devastating path. The donation is in addition to potable water and fuel the company has already donated to local residents and first responders.

Weatherford Donates to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

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BAAR, SwitzerlandSeptember 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) pledged $25,000 to Feeding Texas, the Texas Food Bank Network, and $25,000 to 

TransCanada to Match Donations to Houston’s Relief Efforts

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Our heart is with Houston.

Join us in supporting the communities impacted and we will match your donation 100%.

All money raised will be divided equally between American Red Cross, Houston Food Bank, and Houston Humane Society.

Your donation will help fund emergency shelters and health care, support first responders with search and rescue efforts and provide food, water and the necessities to the people and animals of Texas.

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Artists and Entertainers’ Hurricane Harvey Relief Telethon to Support Habitat for Humanity’s Recovery Efforts

Funds raised during “Hand In Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief Telethon” will help Habitat assist more families to repair or rebuild their homes
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ATLANTA, September 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Habitat for Humanity’s response to Hurricane Harvey will get a boost as one of six beneficiaries of “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief” telethon that will air nationally on Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 8-9 p.m. EDT. The telethon will feature some of the nation’s biggest stars coming together to raise funds for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Funds raised for Habitat for Humanity will go directly to support the organization’s response to Harvey.

HanesBrands Sends Underwear and Activewear to Assist Hurricane Harvey Victims

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HanesBrands donated more than five trailer loads of underwear and activewear apparel to assist victims of flooding from Hurricane Harvey in Texas and the Gulf Coast.

Hanes partnered with nonprofit charity Delivering Good and North Carolina-based transportation company Glen Raven Logistics to distribute the more than 1 million items of underwear, socks, intimate apparel, T-shirts and activewear fleece valued at more than $2 million to flood victims in the aftermath of the late August 2017 storm. The company also donated $25,000 to the American Red Cross to assist storm victims.

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