For those looking for a way to help victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas:
Houston Coalition for the Homeless: www.homelesshouston.org/hurricane-harvey/
- Offers up-to-date information about space in homeless shelters and accepts cash donations at https://www.thewayhomehouston.org/partners
Trusted World: https://trustedworld.org/hurricane-harvey-volunteers/
- Current needs: New underwear and socks (all sizes), non-perishable food, toiletries, feminine hygiene products, baby diapers, wipes and formula
Direct relief USA: www.directrelief.org
- Click on “Direct my Donation to” and choose Hurricane Harvey
All of the food banks in the following cities are also accepting donations: Houston, Galveston, Corpus Christi, Rio Grande Valley and San Antonio.
Aimee Staten has worn several hats over the last few years, but she recently put on one of her more familiar caps after four years of working in nonprofits: That of a journalist. She has 14 years of experience in the news business as a reporter with eight of those years as the managing editor of the Eastern Arizona Courier.