Where to give to assist with Hurricane Harvey recovery

Harvey relief

A condominium complex is reduced to rubble Aug. 26 after Hurricane Harvey struck in Rockport, Texas. (CNS photo/Rick Wilking, Reuters)


by Catholic News Service


            WASHINGTON (CNS) - Several organizations have established emergency relief operations for the thousands of people affected by Hurricane Harvey and the floods in Texas and Louisiana.

            Contributions can be made to:

            - Bishop Donald J. Hying has approved an emergency collection for parishes choosing to participate on the weekend of Sept. 9/10. Monies collected will be given directly to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishop for hurricane relief.

            - Catholic Charities USA: online at https://catholiccharitiesusa.org; telephone at 800-919-9338; mail to P.O. Box 17066, Baltimore, Maryland, 21297-1066 and write "Hurricane Harvey" in the memo line of the check.

            - Texas Catholics Conference is coordinating emergency services. A listing by diocese of where to give has been posted online at https://txcatholic.org/harvey/.