Support People With Disabilities Facing Harvey

Take Action Now gives you three meaningful actions you can take each week whatever your schedule. This week, our thoughts are with those whose lives have been upended by the destruction wrought by Hurricane (now Tropical Storm) Harvey. There is a lot of good information out there about organizations that need donations at this time; for Take Action Now, we’ve listed two that focus on needs that can often be overlooked during a natural disaster. Beyond that, we’ve got information on defending DACA and joining activists who are marching over 100 miles to confront white supremacy. You can sign up for Take Action Now using the form below.


Donate to Portlight Strategies or the Texas Diaper Bank. Though these are by no means the only organizations making a huge difference for the victims of Tropical Storm Harvey, we wanted to be sure that you were aware of their work. Portlight focuses on the needs of people with disabilities in the wake of disasters. They are currently running the Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies Hurricane Harvey Disability Hotline to help those in the path of Harvey get to safety and access essential services. The Texas Diaper Bank is creating emergency diaper kits for families displaced by Harvey, a much-needed service that TDB says is not provided by disaster relief agencies.


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