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Victims being rescued from the floodwaters caused by Harvey (Photo: Texas Military Dept via MGN Online)
Victims being rescued from the floodwaters caused by Harvey (Photo: Texas Military Dept via MGN Online)
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Wondering how to help victims of Hurricane Harvey?

The following are some organizations that are helping victims in Texas:

Sinclair Broadcast Group

When you donate to the Salvation Army, through WSET, Sinclair Broadcast Group is matching donations up to $100,000.

To give, go here.

After you donate, take a selfie with our "Standing Strong For Texas" banner and upload it here.

Just print out the banner and hold it up in your selfie!

American Red Cross

To donate to the American Red Cross to help Hurricane Harvey victims you can click here, call 1-800-RED CROSS or text HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

Officials say 53 Virginia Red Cross workers are in Texas working to help victims.

Salvation Army:

The Salvation Army is also collecting supplies for the victims, you can visit their website here to learn more.

God's Pit Crew:

God's Pit Crew has drivers on the way to Houston that had to stop because it was no longer safe to travel according to the organization's Facebook page.

They are collecting donations on their website which can be found here.

Gleaning for the World:

Gleaning for the World is sending multiple tractor trailer loads of supplies to the Houston area, and need your help. You can donate here.

They are also collecting donations at the Sam's Club in Lynchburg Monday through Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

They are collecting food, personal care items, and household items.

The Humane Society of the United States:

The Humane Society of the United States says their Animal Rescue Team is on the ground in Texas. You can donate to help those animals here.


For every $10 you donate today, Americares can provide $200 in aid.

Islamic Relief USA

Islamic Relief USA’s Disaster Response Team mobilized quickly, moving from helping survivors of Hurricane Matthew in North Carolina to working to bring aid to those now affected in Texas. They will be working with American Red Cross to set up a “mega shelter” in the Dallas Convention Center. An expected 5,000 evacuees will likely arrive Monday.

Once flood water subside, the DRT will move its operations into the Houston area to being disaster assessments and to provide more emergency relief.

Please donate to IRUSA’s United States Humanitarian Aid fund to support emergency aid efforts.

Save the Children

Save the Children said it's working around the clock to respond to victim's immediate needs and keep kids safe by distributing cribs, strollers, plastic wash basins and baby shampoo and are also establishing Child Friendly Spaces in evacuation shelters.

To donate, go here.

Timberlake Baptist Church:

Timberlake Baptist Church is collecting bottles of water to send to Houston Texas. They want to send 25,000 cases by September 10.

Steph's Bubbles & Bows Pet Grooming & Boutique:

Steph's Bubbles & Bows Pet Grooming & Boutique is collecting supplies to send to animals in need in Texas.

They say donations can be brought into the shop on Timberlake Road.

Lynchburg Humane Society:

The Lynchburg Humane Society is collecting supplies for Harvey victims.

The facility is also encouraging people to adopt so they can make room for any needy animals that need to be evacuated and housed.

They have waived fees from Friday to September 3, and are encouraging people to foster animals if they can't adopt.

Jack Brown's:

Jack Brown's restaurant in Roanoke will be donating all profits from Monday through Sunday, September 3, to the Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund.

Danville YMCA:

The YMCA Danville just started collecting cases of water on Tuesday, just drop one off at the center to donate.

Averett University:

The Office of Student Life is collecting water for God's Pit Crew to help Hurricane Harvey Victims; there are four donations sites on campus.

Lynchburg Hillcats:

The Lynchburg Hillcats are partnering with Gleaning for the World in their efforts.

They say anyone who donates pet supplies or makes a monetary donation will receive $4 admission for any seat starting Tuesday night.

Liberty University:

Liberty University is mobilizing a team of their students and staff from Send Now.

The team is headed to Victoria, Texas, this weekend.

Danville Braves:

The Danville Braves are collecting items for God's Pit Crew and encouraging fans to bring bottled water and other items to the stadium.

Brookville High School:

The BHS swarm is organizing a water collection for Texas called H20 for Houston. They are asking everyone to bring a case of water to the school through next Wednesday. They will also be collecting cases of water at the game Friday night, which is a home game.

Students will be at the top of the sidewalk, before you walk down to the stadium.

Southern Baptist Convention of Virginia:

The SBC of Virignia is collecting monetary donations and supplies.

A team will be headed down next week once officials say it is safe.

They will be doing cleanup work and get homes ready to rebuild.

Grace Properties of Virginia:

Collecting donations at three locations: Jefferson Commons in Forest, Gables of Spring Creek in Forest, and Gables of Cornerstone.

You can drop of donations at the club house. They say both locations are collecting water and pet supplies.

You can learn more by visiting their Facebook page.

Red House Volunteer Fire Department:

The Red House VFD is collecting supplies for Gleaning for the World. Those wishing to donate should call (434) 610-0783.

Liberty High School:

Liberty High School's Key Club is doing a Bake Sale Wednesday and all funds will go to the Texas SPCA to help animals affected by the floods.

Virginia National Guard:

The Virginia National Guard is sending 40 soldiers and seven helicopters to help with Harvey relief efforts.

Bold Rock:

From August 31 through September 4, Bold Rock will be donating $1 from every pint sold at their tap rooms to Harvey relief.

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For more information from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, click here.

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