In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, officials are warning people to be wary of scams that promise to use money to help the victims but instead take advantage of people seeking to help.
When natural disasters hit, people's first instinct is to find out how to help. One option when seeking a way to help is to check out Charity Navigator, the country's largest independent charity watchdog.
Listed below are a few organizations you might want to consider when looking for ways to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
1. The American Red Cross - Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund
- Text "Harvey" to 90999 and donate $10
- Visit their website
- Donate at your local office
3. The SPCA is putting out a call for homes to take in lost pets from the storm.