Ways to Assist with Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

The Center for Service and Leadership will be conducting the following drives:

Thursday, Sept. 7

Women’s Hygiene Products Drive for Support Our Girls and #HappyPeriod
Co-hosted by Women and Gender Resource Center and UA Panhellenic Association
Drop Off: 1100 Ferguson Center and Women and Gender Resource Center at 2000 South Lawn Office Building
Items: tampons and pads

Friday, Sept. 8 

Gift Card Drive benefitting Wedgewood Elementary, Friendswood Texas
Co-hosted by University Programming, Dean of Students Office and Phi Beta Phi
Drop Off: 1100 Ferguson Center
Items: cards to Walmart, Target, etc.

Saturday, Sept. 9 (8–11 a.m.)

Water, Support the United Way and Athletics Drive
Co-Sponsored: United Way, UA Athletics and Coleman Worldwide Moving
Drop Off: The truck will be stationed near light pole #30 in the University Mall parking lot adjacent to McFarland Blvd.
Items: water; non-perishable, nutritional food, including canned items and can openers; baby diapers, wipes, food and formula; cleaning supplies; dishes and eating utensils; new towels and washcloths; and new bedding (all sizes sheets, blankets and mattress covers

Sept. 12, 13, 14 (10 a.m.–4 p.m.)

Blood Drive: American Red Cross
3rd Floor Ferguson Center

More Ways to Donate

UA is a generous community, and the following are some of the non-profit entities accepting hurricane relief donations or supplies. For the latest information on relief efforts and how to help, go to http://www.houstontx.gov.

Monetary Donations

American Red Cross

Houston Food Bank

United Way of Greater Houston

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund 

Amazon Wish Lists 

Items purchased for Houston shelters from Amazon Wish Lists will be drone delivered.

George R Brown Convention Center

5th Ward Multiservice Center

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