Texas Strong: Other Local Ways to Help with Harvey

With everything happening in Houston there are dozens of ways to help and donate to their recovery efforts. A full list of ways can be found here. However, we've compiled a list of local makers, businesses and events donating to the cause as well.

Stay Texas Strong

WAFB has aggregated a list of charities working on the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

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Photo Courtesy: Lionheart Prints

Lionheart Prints

The New Orleans based company will be making special edition letter press prints with three styles to choose from: Texas, Louisiana, or Heart. All $20 from your purchase will be donated to a vetted local organization.

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Photo Courtesy: Mod Salon

Mod Salon

The local salon will be working with the Cajun Navy and Cajun Rosies as a drop-off point for non-perishable food items. The first run of donations will leave Friday. Here’s some of the suggested items:
•Granola Bars
•Gatorade (individual serving size)
•Peanut butter
•Individual packs of crackers and cheese

Taco Tailgate & Gameday IPA Release

Gov’t Taco will be slinging their delicious tacos Thursday for the release of Tin Roof Brewing Company’s Gameday IPA.There will be live music, tacos and brews from 7-9 at Tin Roof!20% of all sales from food and the tap room will be donated directly to Operation BBQ Relief, an organization who are prepared to feed the first responders and people affected by the storm.

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Posh Boutique

Shop for a great cause. Bring in toiletries for those affected in Houston and get15% off your purchase this week.

Photo Courtesy: Chad Schoonmaker

CS. Art

You’ve probably seen pieces of Chad Schoonmaker’s art around Baton Rouge and didn’t even know it. Now you can have a piece of his beautiful abstract art, while helping our friends in Houston. For select pieces, all proceeds will be going to recovery efforts in Texas.

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Photo Courtesy: Magpie Cafe

Magpie Downtown

Magpie Downtown and Partnering be throwing a relief fundraiser on the rooftop of the Commerce Building. It all happens Friday Sept 8th at 6:30 PM. With a $25 donation for Flood Relief you will be able to take part in a food buffet, two drink tickets, live music and a breathtaking view of downtown Baton Rouge and the Mississippi River.

Guests bringing a donation that could be used in children’s lunchboxes such as: granola bars, Little Debbie’s, Gatorade etc. will receive an additional drink ticket.

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