9 Brands to Shop to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
Shop and help those affected by the strongest hurricane to hit the U.S. in over a decade.
With an estimated 90,000+ homes destroyed or damaged, more than 30,000 Texans relocated to shelters, and 46 deaths reported, many have come together to support those living in the Lone Star State. For many designers and retailers, the tragedy inspired them to provide resources and funds to the Red Cross and local organizations.
Below, you'll find a list of various brands and sites donating to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. From a local jewelry brand based in Texas, to a Los Angeles makeup line, you can buy products with 25 to 100 percent of the proceeds going toward helping those in need.
General Labor Day sales are going on now and Texas-specific products are available for purchase. While a few companies are contributing to these causes throughout the month of September, others will end their charity sales this weekend.
All sales on Friday, September 1 from YETI.com and their Austin, Texas, flagship store will go directly to relief funds for the Gulf Coast region, according to their website. Online orders must be completed by 11:59 p.m. CST, and the store is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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The HGTV stars are doing their part by donating 100 percent of the proceeds from their “Texas Forever” shirt ($26), now until September 30. The Waco, Texas-based Fixer Uppers left a note on their site thanking supporters for their patience as they restock their inventory.
Austin retail store Katie Kime is providing 25 percent of sales from their Labor Day Weekend sale to the Red Cross of Houston. Find dresses, jewelry, and fabrics, among other products, available for purchase online.
The cupcake bakery will sell Texas Strong Red Velvet Cupcakes on Saturday, September 2, and all proceeds will go to the Houston Food Bank. And on Sunday, all proceeds from their Pupcakes (cupcakes for dogs, of course) will be sent to Houston Pets Alive.
Golden Thread, a jewelry brand in Houston, is offering four different necklaces to support relief efforts. With the purchase of a Texas state ($65), heart ($65), “Houston Strong” ($70), or “Texas Forever” ($70) necklace, 100 percent of the proceeds will go toward buying and delivering “basic necessities” to those in need.
Milly is selling its “Unbreakable” tank top ($50) and contributing 100 percent of the proceeds to the American Red Cross. The black tank with white lettering is selling out fast, but some sizes are still available.
Until Monday, September 4, Fallon Jewelry is selling all of its products for 25 percent off to “get as many sales as possible to send” to Dallas DogRRR. Rescue-Rehab-Reform is a nonprofit organization that rescues dogs off the streets in Dallas. To help pups affected by Hurricane Harvey, use the code “HARVEYPUPS” at checkout.
For every purchase of a tube of their “Beet It” liquid matte lipstick, LA-based vegan makeup line Lime Crime is donating 100 percent of the proceeds to the Red Cross through September 12. They’re also waiving shipping fees on all U.S. orders now through September 4.