When something horrific happens in our world, people in Northeast Ohio always step up to help in any way they can.
That’s exactly what some people are doing after catastrophic floods in Texas.
Here is how you can help Hurricane Harvey victims:
Grace Baptist Church, 3480 Laurel Road in Brunswick is collecting items including water, toilet paper, toothbrushes, toothpaste, hair combs and brushes, non-perishable food and snacks, coffee, juice boxes and pouches, diapers, batteries, flashlights, baby and adult blankets.
You can drop off donations into next week.
The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland has scheduled a special second collection, the weekend of September 9-10 at all Masses.
The funds will be channeled directly to Catholic Charities USA which is on the ground and assisting the flood-ravaged area.
Mario’s Barbershop at 7526 Broadview Rd. in Parma is collecting water, diapers, and non-perishable food.
Gale’s Vision Source in Solon, Ohio, has teamed up with Mario’s to help, too. You can bring donations to Gale’s Vision Source, and Mario will pick up donations on Sept. 1.
Tuesday 10:00 am – 7:00pm
Thursday 9:00am- 5:30pm
Friday 9:00am- 05:30pm
Gale’s Vision Source
33541 Aurora Rd
Solon, Ohio 44139
Councilman Angel Arroyo is heading up efforts to collect bottled water, toiletries, cleaning supplies and non-perishable food items. They can be dropped off at the Lorain Port Authority through the weekend.
The City of Stow is helping the Texas Diaper Bank provide much-needed diapers to families. The city will accept donations of diapers or money at Stow City Hall on 3760 Darrow Road.
Stow will also collect at the annual Summer Blast Sept. 2 and 3 at Silver Springs Park. Stow City Council will be taking donations at the council booth.
Mira Family Charity – Operation Help Houston is holding a stuff the truck campaign Wednesday, August 30 through Friday, September 1. All donations can be drop off at Tenable Protective Services 2423 Payne Avenue. Cleveland Ohio 44114. Between 7am and 6 pm thru September 1st. If you need items picked up, call (216)401-5148.
Middleburg Heights businesses (Sips & Such, Euphoria Vapor and M of Hope) have organized a drive for the following non-profit organizations in Texas: Houston Food Bank, The Texas Diaper Bank, Austin Pets Alive, SPCA of Texas. Drop off is at 7535 Pearl Road in Middleburg Heights Wednesday through Saturday from 7 am – 9 pm. Click here to see a list of items they need.
**We will continue to update this list**