After four days of being cooped up inside as Hurricane Harvey flooded Southeast Texas, Clarice Brito-Salcido saw her children grow restless, cabin fever taking full effect.
She grabbed her camera as her son and daughter put on their rain boots and ran outside to play with other kids in their Kingwood neighborhood. She didn’t plan to take a photo that would capture the hearts of thousands of flood-weary Houstonians.
Full Story: The story behind this heartwarming Hurricane Harvey photo | KREM.com
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Main Street Theater is finding ways to offer bits of relief to those in need. All 3 MST programs, the MainStage (plays for adults), the Theater for Youth (plays for families and school groups), and the Education & Outreach Department (classes and camps for kids), are reaching out to connect with the Houston community.
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The outpouring of support for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey continues in Texoma. While many are donating food and money, volunteers at the Friends of the Library in Wichita Falls are donating books to those along the Gulf Coast.
Friends of the Library are looking for volunteers who can assist with packing and loading up books. They have already collected thousands of books and are excited to send to those down to children impacted by the floods.
Full Story: WF organization sending books to Gulf Coast – KAUZ-TV: Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the popular New Orleans artist George Rodrigue created an edition of benefit prints that depicted his beloved blue dog submerged in eerie blue water. A red cross appeared on the dog’s chest and an American flag drifted in the background. The dog’s beseeching eyes were bloodshot with fatigue.
Full Story: Blue Dog print to benefit schools affected by Hurricane Harvey | NOLA.com
See how NYTimes Photojournalists covered Hurricane Harvey – it’s heartbreaking.
More photos at: Harvey in Pictures – The New York Times
It’s so amazing to see so many people come together to help. I’m sure much more will be needed in the coming weeks, months & even years – but we need to get started now & many are stepping up to do just that.
Braun — who manages Justin Bieber and produced Ariana Grande’s Manchester benefit concert — is working on bringing together a lineup for the Houston benefit, a representative for the rapper told the Associated Press.
The rep said Braun — who has worked with fellow Houston native Beyoncé — “is actively working on gathering talent and organizing logistics for the event,” and added that the concert is tentatively scheduled to air on four national networks on Sept. 12.
Full Story : Rapper Bun B and Music Manager Scooter Braun Planning Houston Benefit Concert | PEOPLE.com