TODAY Helping After Harvey

Bring much-needed supplies to the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Tuesday

Hurricane Harvey left South Texas devastated, and NBC’s TODAY Show needs your help to provide relief to those affected by the storm.

On Tuesday, TODAY kicks off Helping After Harvey, a donation drive for the United Way. TODAY’s investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen will crisscross the country with the United Way to collect donations for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, and he will be live on TODAY with the big kick-off right here in Dallas.

On Tuesday, we need you to bring these desperately needed items to the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, which will accept donations between 5:30 and 9 a.m. at 1800 N. Lamar St. in Dallas.

  • Nonperishable Food
  • Bottled Water
  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Bleach
  • Mops
  • Trash Bags
  • School Supplies
  • Underwear
  • Socks
  • New Pillows
  • Blankets
  • Sheets
  • Toiletries
  • Feminine Hygiene Products  

TODAY Helping After Harvey
Bring Donations to Help Storm Victims
5:30-9 a.m. Tuesday
United Way of Dallas
1800 N. Lamar St.


If you missed out on the collection drive, The American Red Cross has set up a "Wish List" on Amazon. CLICK HERE to choose from the list and have the goods sent to the people who need it.

To give to the United Way of Greater Houston Relief Fund, visit or text "UWFLOOD" to 41444.

There are also other ways you can help from home right now:

You can text "HARVEY" to 90999 to donate to the Red Cross to help families, or you can head to RedCross.Org. If you want to support pets, is a good site to visit.

For those looking to provide people with a warm meal, HoustonFoodBank.Org is accepting money donations and also looking for volunteers to serve.

Finally, for anyone searching for a list of major charities and ratings for each one, has all of that information right in one place. Rossen also has outlined ways to avoid being scammed when trying to help hurricane victims.

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