New Bedford Residents can Donate to Harvey Relief Efforts

New Bedford, Massachusetts- New Bedford residents interested in contributing to hurricane relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey can make cash donations to relief agencies, with links available at the city’s websites, newbedford-ma.gov.

Many city residents have contacted city government to inquire about ways to provide aid to those affected by Harvey. While organizations in Massachusetts are collecting donations of tangible items, cash donations are effective and timely for the relief agencies in the field in the Greater Houston, Texas, area.

Mayor Jon Mitchell and the members of the New Bedford City Council suggest those interested in contributing to relief funds to consider the American Red Cross, The Salvation Army, and the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.

To donate to the American Red Cross, visit redcross.org or call 1-800-HELP NOW (1-800-435-7669).

To donate to the Salvation Army, visit disaster.salvationarmyusa.org, or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769) or text STORM to 51555.

To donate to the Greater Houston Community Foundation’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, visit ghcf.org/hurricane-relief/ or text HARVEY2017 to 91999.

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