On Friday, August 25, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, impacting 6.6 million people in and around Houston, the nation’s 4th largest city. Subsequent rains and flooding have left Houston and the surrounding areas in crisis.


The Mayor’s Fund is directing all those who are able to donate to this critical effort to the following relief organizations, which are currently deploying on-the-ground aid and providing essential assistance to the impacted communities.

Visit the following websites to find out how you can aid the Hurricane Harvey response:


If you wish to volunteer in response to Hurricane Harvey, please visit this link to find NVOAD members taking volunteers. Note: many of organizations prefer or require affiliated volunteers, rather than unaffiliated volunteers.

For additional updates and information, visit FEMA’s Hurricane Harvey web page.


“One of the most incredible qualities of New Yorkers is how, during moments of need, our indomitable and charitable spirit can truly shine.”

– First Lady Chirlane McCray,
Chair of the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City