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Harvey Aftermath

Harvey Aftermath

Harvey was a category 4 hurricane then became a flooding event on the Texas Gulf Coast

Plano Girl Creates GoFundMe Page for Shoes for Harvey Victims

    Plano Girl Creates GoFundMe Page for Shoes for Harvey Victims
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    Brooke Cobb, 11, receives shoes donated by SAS Shoes for Hurricane Harvey victims.

    A Plano girl's inspiration to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey is inspiring others.

    Brooke Cobb, 11, started a GoFundMe page to buy shoes for the victims of the hurricane.

    SAS Shoes saw her story and wanted to help her reach her goal.

    Tuesday afternoon, the SAS team drove to Plano to meet with Brook and her mother Shannon -- and they brought a truckload of shoes with them.

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    Brooke's GoFundMe page has raised $2,300 -- more than double her original goal of $1,000.

    If you'd like to make a donation, visit her GoFundMe page here.

    NBC 5 and Kroger are teaming up to get help with the relief effort for the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. Visit your neighborhood Kroger and make a monetary donation to the American Red Cross at Kroger's check-out registers. All of the money will go to the Red Cross Disaster Relief. The American Red Cross is working around the clock to help those in need by providing food, shelter and emotional support for the people whose lives have been disrupted. Visit RedCross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS for more information on the relief efforts.

     

    Other ways to help the victims of Hurricane/TS Harvey:

     

    DONATE MONEY

    The Salvation Army is also accepting financial donations. Salvation Army 1-800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769) HelpSalvArmy.org

     

    DONATE BLOOD
    Carter BloodCare will send blood donations to its partners affected by Hurricane Harvey. 1-877-571-1000. Text DONATE4LIFE to 444-999

     

    HELP PETS
    SPCA of Texas is expecting 300 cats and dogs to come to North Texas. The agendy is asking for donations of cat litter, litter boxes, towels, blankets, treats, toys and newspaper. Donations can be dropped off at the following two locations: SPCA of Texas Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center at 2400 Lone Star Drive in Dallas and the SPCA of Texas at 8411 Stacy Road in McKinney. Monetary donations can be made online at SPCA.org/gift