• Harvey Relief: Thousands of dollars raised at Red Cross, Cox Media Group fundraiser


    TULSA, Okla. - Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath brought unheard of devastation and flooding to south Texas.

    SCROLL through media above for a look at damage from the hurricane and flooding.

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    There are 47 confirmed deaths from the storm and many still unaccounted for as search and rescue efforts continue. Floodwaters are rising as the rain continues to fall across the area.

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    FOX23 and radio partners: KRMG, Mix96.5, K95.5, 103.3  and Spirit 105.7 worked with the American Red Cross to raise money to help the victims of the storm.

    A fundraising drive was held Sept. 1 at the Cox Media Group studios and LaFortunte Park. More than $33,000 were raised between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.

    Due to conditions the Red Cross needs monetary donations to support their operations for the victims of Harvey.

    To make a donation on your phone text HARVEY to 95920 or you can call 1-800-HELP NOW (432-7669). OR you can make a donation of ANY amount by going to the Red Cross website. Accepted forms of payment include Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX and PayPal.

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    A $20 donation will provide one blanket, meal and comfort kit including deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, facial tissues, wash cloth, shampoo, liquid soap, lotion, comb, razor and shaving cream. Alternatively, $20 could feed a person three meals for one day or provide comfort supplies to two families of four.

    A $50 donation provides a parent with diapers, wipes and soy formula for a baby or a full day of food and shelter for one person.

    You can bring donations for Harvey victims to those locations and it will go to Red Cross efforts in the affected areas. 

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