Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas on August 25 as a Category 4 hurricane, being the first Category 4 hurricane to make landfall in the US since 2004. The following extensive rainfall has caused even more widespread destruction. The word catastrophic has become synonymous with Harvey.
The United Church of Christ is active in networks that meet immediate needs and focuses on long-term recovery that may well last 5+ years. You can walk with families in this holistic recovery effort through your generous contributions to the Emergency USA Fund for Harvey Relief. You can find more information about the UCC response here: ucc.org/disaster_hurricane_harvey.
If you prefer to donate by mail, make checks payable to United Church of Christ, with “Hurricane Harvey” in the memo. Mail to: United Church of Christ c/o Financial Services, 700 Prospect Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44115-1100
Don’t forget about matching gifts and double the impact of your donation! Many employers offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to charitable organizations. If your company has a matching gift program please consider taking advantage of it as it can leverage your gift to a higher level.
100% of funds to the United Church of Christ designated for U.S. disaster relief are used for disaster relief and rehabilitation programming within the United States.