Tampa Bay Harvey Help: Local organizations drop-off spots, collections

In this Aug. 31, 2017, photo provided by the U.S. Navy, Aircrewman 2nd Class Jansen Schamp, right, speaks with Harvey evacuees while rescuing them from a shelter in Vidor, Texas. (Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Christopher Lindahl/U.S. Navy via AP)

(WFLA) – It’s been nearly a week since Hurricane Harvey hit Texas and Louisiana and it feels like there is no end in sight. If you’ve seen the heartbreaking images devastation and destruction, you may be wondering how you can help.

Many organizations are doing vital work to aid an increasing number of people in need.  We have a running list of organizations that are helping Harvey relief efforts.  Find out how you can help them bring comfort to those affected.

Donate to organizations in Tampa Bay:

In Lakeland, the indoor trampoline place, 2Infinity, is filling a large truck from now until Monday. They are located on 98 North.


  • Now through Sept. 6 customers can make donations at all Winn-Dixie stores during checkout, as well as online on http://www.winndixie.com.

The Christian Disaster Response in Polk County

  • The group is headed to Texas to help those devastated by Hurricane Harvey.  If you would like to help the organization click here: https://cdresponse.org/

Clean Juice’s “Toothpaste to Towels from Tampa to Texas”

  • Clean Juice will be collecting toothpaste, towels, and toiletries to send to those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
  • Donations can be delivered between the hours of 1 – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9.  
  • The juice bar is located at 13138 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa Florida, 33618

Gaspar’s Grotto, 1805 E Seventh Ave. hosts Sept. 8 fundraising event to help Houston victims of Hurricane Harvey. Cash and credit card donations will be accepted starting at 5 p.m.

Other drop off locations:

  • Gulf High School: 5355 School Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34652
  • Millennium Academy: 10005 Ridge Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34654
  • Greg Pilkington campaign headquarters: 3102 State Road 60 East, Valrico, Florida
  • Caroline Contractors, 18039 N US 41, Lutz 33549 (M-F, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

Donate to the Red Cross:  

  • Grab your phone
  • Text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10 now.

Or, Donate Online
Donate to the Red Cross online here.

Donate to organizations in Texas and Louisiana:  

Help the Homeless:
Houston Coalition for the Homeless

Food Banks:  
Houston Food Bank
Galveston Food Bank
Food Bank of the Golden Crescent
Corpus Christi FoodBank
Southeast Texas Food Bank
Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley
Brazos Valley Food Bank
Central Texas Food Bank
San Antonio Food Bank

Help Children:  
Texas Diaper Bank
Driscoll Children’s Hospital

Help Pets:
The SPCA of Texas
Austin Pets Alive!
Houston Humane Society

Relief efforts:
Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund
South Texas Blood and Tissue Center
St. Bernard Project
Global Giving

Help those with medical needs:
Direct Relief USA






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