How to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey

How to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey


The Mayor’s Disaster Relief Fund is set up at the Dallas Foundation. It will provide relief grants to individuals/families for basic housing assistance & necessities for those in the City of Dallas affected by a federally declared natural disaster. In the coming months, the Fund will support evacuees to Dallas from areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. Visit the Fund to donate online.

Red Cross

  • Text ‘HARVEY’ to 90999 to make a $10 donation
  • Call 1-800-RED CROSS
  • Online at

Volunteer Opportunities

Those interested in volunteering can apply here.


If you are interested in opening up your home to Texans displaced by Hurricane Harvey, Airbnb has activated their Disaster Response Program. Dallas residents can sign up to show their home as a $0 rental on the Airbnb platform through September 25. More than 400 homes have been offered in Texas so far. You can sign up your home here: 


Mass Care Task Force




Shelter Locations

Anyone traveling to DFW from the Southern Texas Coast needing information on shelters, please call 211.

People can search for loved ones and evacuees on the Red Cross Safe and Well site.

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