Hurricane Harvey, which has been stalled over the Texas Gulf Coast since Friday, has taken at least five lives. More than 20 inches of rain has been dumped in some areas, and according to media reports, more than 30,000 people ultimately could need shelter as the storm continues.
As Houston continues to experience catastrophic flooding and evacuations, brands are urging people to make donations to victims, making their own commitments toward relief efforts, and posting messages of support on social media.
Here is what companies headquartered in Houston and nearby cities are doing to help those affected…
All the latest service updates for customers impacted by Hurricane Harvey can be found at https://t.co/xNYUgfDIoV . Stay safe.— Waste Management (@WasteManagement) August 28, 2017
Shell Oil Company
University of Houston Men's Basketball team
Join us in helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey. To make a donation, text "storm" to 51555. pic.twitter.com/Qbb4AmWIdU— Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) August 27, 2017
And this is how brands across the nation are aiding Houston…
The Home Depot Foundation commits $1 million to Harvey relief efforts: https://t.co/RQsIwQzTnk— Team Depot (@TeamDepot) August 28, 2017
The Coca-Cola Company
T-Mobile customers can help those affected by #HurricaneHarvey via texting HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation to American Red Cross.— T-Mobile?? (@TMobile) August 28, 2017