#HBCUStrong: HBCU Hurricane Relief Resources

As many of you know Hurricane Harvey struck the Gulf Coast of Texas on Friday, August 25th as a Category 4 storm. Several people have been impacted by the storm. We’d like to lift up the HBCU Community as there are several colleges in Texas that may have been impacted. Please continue to pray for students, faculty, and staff of the college and universities below:

Texas Southern University – http://www.tsu.edu/
Prairie View A&M University – http://www.pvamu.edu/
Wiley College – http://www.wileyc.edu/
Paul Quinn College – http://www.pqc.edu/
Houston Tilloston University – http://htu.edu/
Southwestern Christian College – http://www.swcc.edu/
Jarvis Christian College
Texas College – http://www.texascollege.edu/

For information on how to assist with relief efforts, view a list of resources below to aid our HBCU Community during this devastating time.

Greater Houston Community Foundation Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Ways to donate:

Online Credit Card Donations: Visit www.ghcf.org. Online credit card donations will be assessed a small fee, typically 3%, by the credit card companies. Donors have the option of increasing their credit card donations to cover this fee.

Checks/Money Orders: Mail to Greater Houston Community Foundation, 5120 Woodway Drive, Suite 6000, Houston, TX 77056.

Transfer Cash by Wire:

Wire To: JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Houston, TX

ABA # 021000021

For credit to: Greater Houston Community Foundation

A/C#: 849170287
Text to donate using HARVEY2017 to 91999 without a fee.

Other Donation Options (Via The Texas Monthly):

Global Giving

A crowdsourced fundraising effort to “provide relief to survivors in the form of emergency supplies like food, water, and medicine in addition to longer-term recovery assistance.” www.globalgiving.org/projects/hurricane-harvey-relief-fund

The Red Cross


The Texas Diaper Bank

San Antonio charity looking for diaper donations and funds. https://texasdiaperbank.networkforgood.com/projects/33717-change-a-life

Driscoll Children’s Hospital

Accepting money donations as well as blood donations. https://co.clickandpledge.com/advanced/default.aspx?wid=45664


Focused on people with disabilities affected by Harvey.



Providing prescription medication and medical supplies.


The Way Home

Accepting financial donations to help homeless victims. www.thewayhomehouston.org/partners/

The SPCA of Texas

Accepting financial donation to help care for displaced pets. www.spca.org/news_hurricane-harvey

The Texas Gulf Coast Regional VOAD 

Texas Muck Map


If you are in the vicinity of the flooding, be sure to check out the full list (www.texasmonthly.com/the-daily-post/ways-can-help-people-hurricane-harvey) at The Texas Monthly for food banks and other charities accepting in-kind donations.

Source: Black Enterprise and Upscale Magazine

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