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Local groups organize help in wake of Hurricane Harvey devastation

Olde Blinde Dob Cycling Club member Todd Nadler filled his truck with donated water for victims of Hurricane Harvey.

•Lucky's Burger and Brews Roswell, 1144 Alpharetta St, Roswell, GA 30075: Thursday, Sept. 7 half of proceeds will be donated to the Houston SPCA

•Jekyll Brewing, 2855 Marconi Dr #350, Alpharetta, GA 30005: taking donations during the day and will deliver a truckload by the end of the month. Needed items include: Canned meat and fish; Canned green vegetables (green beans, spinach, collard greens); Canned tomatoes, no salt added; Canned beans, no salt added; Canned tuna, salmon, chicken, and sardines; Canned fruits in water or juice; Whole grain pasta, quinoa, brown rice; Powdered milk; Cereal; Peanut butter and jelly; Cleaning supplies such as bleach and paper towels.

•Roswell Funeral Home, 950 Mansell Road: collecting small things like diapers, canned food and toiletries.

•Harry Norman Realtors, 1664 Market Place Boulevard in Cumming: collecting bottled water and pet food

•Indigo Restaurant, 12635 Crabapple Road Suite 120 in Milton: holding a Texas style dinner Wednesday, Sept. 13 from 5 p.m. to close. Benefits those in Texas.

•Save the Horses: Collecting equine feed, dog/cat food, basic medical supplies, salt blocks, lead ropes and halters, fly spray, buckets, bowls, leashes. Two drop off locations: Wills Park Equestrian Center 11925 Wills Road in Alpharetta, use Barn G and stalls 214 and 215; Save the Horses Rescue 1768 Newt Green Road in Cumming, Ga 30028 leave inside office. All donations needed by Sept. 4 at 5 p.m.

•Red Cross: Make a donation or become a volunteer at the American Red Cross, visit redcross.org/volunteer/become-a-volunteer#step1. Or text HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation to the Red Cross.

•The Greater Houston Community Foundation: Established the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund that will accept tax-deductible flood relief donations for victims who have been affected by the recent floods. Visit https://ghcf.org/hurricane-relief/ to donate.

•Houston Food Bank: They are asking for donations of money, food, water and supplies. Visit http://www.houstonfoodbank.org/.

•Houston Humane Society or San Antonio Humane Society: Set up the emergency Harvey’s Heroes Emergency Fund to offset expenses to help shelter pet evacuees and strays. To help, visit http://bit.ly/2wJE58z or http://www.houstonhumane.org/.

•Texas Diaper Bank: Asking for diapers and wipes to be dropped off or mailed to 5415 Bandera Road, Suite 504, San Antonio, Texas 78238

•United Way of Greater Houston: Donations will be used to help with immediate needs and minor home repair. Visit https://www.unitedwayhouston.org/flood/flood-donation or text UWFLOOD to 41444.

•AABB: To find out where to donate blood, visit aabb.org or call 301-907-6977.

ATLANTA — Local businesses, organizations and residents are gathering items, collecting money or heading down to Houston to help in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Employees at Roswell Funeral Home, 950 Mansell Road, whose corporate office is in Houston, are collecting small items including diapers, canned food and toiletries.

Harry Norman Realtors, 1664 Market Place Boulevard, in the Cumming area is working with PALS, a local nonprofit that works with animals and their owners. They’re collecting bottled water and pet food.

Volunteers said they are hoping the people and animals make it through safely. They said they take particular interest in those with animals who are struggling to keep them while evacuating.

John Adams at Indigo Restaurant, 12635 Crabapple Road Suite 120, in Milton said they are holding a Texas-style dinner from 5 p.m. to closing on Sept. 13 with all proceeds benefitting the Harvey victims.

“I’m saddened to hear the news,” Adams said. “It breaks my heart to see those people suffering like that. We just wanted to reach out and give them a big heart to go along with the big Lone Star State over there.”

Jekyll Brewing, 2855 Marconi Drive Suite 350, in Alpharetta posted on its Facebook page they are “saddened” for their friends in the Houston area.

“We've pondered hard how we could help from here and decided to organize a donation drive to support the work of the Houston Food Bank as they help residents recover,” Jekyll Brewing said. “Jekyll Brewing loves Houston.”

The brewery will be collecting donations at its taproom and will deliver goods by trailer to the Houston Food Bank by the end of September.

The items most needed are:

•Canned meat and fish

•Canned green vegetables (green beans, spinach, collard greens)

•Canned tomatoes, no salt added

•Canned beans, no salt added

•Canned tuna, salmon, chicken and sardines

•Canned fruits in water or juice

•Whole grain pasta, quinoa, brown rice

•Powdered milk


•Peanut butter and jelly

•Cleaning supplies, such as bleach and paper towels

To keep up with the running list of local places helping, visit northfulton.com/helpharvey. Appen Media will be updating the list, so check back frequently.

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