Hurricane Harvey Relief for Parks in Houston

September 6, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

The following resources and information have been compiled and shared by our colleagues at the City Parks Alliance

Texas National Guard Soldiers respond to the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Pruitt)

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the City Parks Alliance reached out to Houston organizations to offer their support. We thank them for sharing the contacts and information below, so that people from as far away as Pittsburgh can support our neighbors' recovery efforts.

Texas National Guard Soldiers respond to the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Pruitt)

For general contributions to specific park organizations (please mark for “Harvey Clean Up”):
Buffalo Bayou Partnership
Cullinan Park Conservancy
Discovery Green
Emancipation Park Conservancy
Hermann Park Conservancy
Houston Parks Board(The Houston People and Parks Hurricane Relief Fund has been set up to directly support Houston Parks and Recreation employees)
Houston Parks and Recreation Department

Levy Park Conservancy
Memorial Park Conservancy

For general recovery assistance:  
Greater Houston Community Foundation – Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund (will likely get back to the Houston park system)
Houston Red Cross
Salvation Army
United Way

For donations of equipment (gloves, hand tools and other support for volunteer efforts to help clean up and restore parks) to specific park organizations, please ship directly to the address listed on the organization’s website.