Helping Houston

All donations are tax-deductible. Secure online donation options can be found here. 


 
 

Texas Diaper Bank  

For donating diapers (Texas Diaper Bank is best)

 

The three best ways to donate are: 

1. Send money via their website, donation link here

2. Texas Diaper Bank's Amazon Wishlist, donation link here

3. If you have goods you want to send to Texas Diaper Bank directly, their address is below. 

 

Texas Diaper Bank

West Loop District Center

5415 Bandera Rd. Suite #504

San Antonio, TX 78238  

 

Note: we spoke with them and were told that they are also in need of adult diapers for senior and teens with disabilities.  

Items most needed: 

  • Baby/Toddler Diaper Sizes: 4, 5, and 6 
  • Adult Incontinence Sizes: M, L, XL 
  • Wipes 

Note: We chose not to donate from their Amazon Wishlist because they were primarily toxic or non-environmentally conscious diaper brands. 

Please see our diaper guide of the most biodegradable, environmentally friendly, and non-toxic baby diaper brands below. 

Best non-toxic diaper packs: Bambo, Earth's Best, Seventh Generation

Best non-toxic biodegradable packs: Andy Pandy, Naty, Honest Size 4, Honest Size 5, Honest Size 6

Best biodegradable wipes: Naty, Joonya, Honest


If you want to hold a Diaper Drive of your own and send the items to Texas Diaper Bank follow the details below as given by Texas Diaper Bank: 

 

If you plan to host a diaper drive outside of Texas, please ship the diapers to the following address: 

Drop Off/Shipping address:  

5415 Bandera Rd. Suite #504

San Antonio, TX 78238  

 

If you have any questions, PLEASE feel free to contact Texas Diaper Bank at 210-731-8118. If you are planning on shipping an order, PLEASE email the amazing, Simonne Potts at ihelp@texasdiaperbank.org, with a date so that they can plan accordingly with volunteers and coordinate to get diapers out to the needed areas as soon as possible. 

 


If you live in the Houston area or have the ability to fly out, Volunteer with the Texas Diaper Bank: 

How to Volunteer:

Walk Ins

Monday-Thursday

9am-12pm

1pm-4pm

5pm-7pm

 

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

9am-12pm

1pm-4pm

 


 

Bread of Life, Inc.  

Bread of Life, Inc is a not for profit organization, founded by Rudy and Juanita Rasmus, a couple who used their outlet in the church (they are both are pastors) and as authors to manifest their passion for outreach in the Houston community. For 25 years they have offered services to the homeless, and they have created a Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to assist those who need help recovering from the flooding. 

 

Click on Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund below to donate:

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

 

Volunteer with Bread of Life, Inc by filling out the form below: 

Volunteer Individual Form

Volunteer Group Form

 

To contact Bread of Life, Inc use the information below. 

Address: 2019 Crawford Street, Houston, TX
Phone: (713) 659-3237

 

Greater Houston Community Foundation 

GHCF works as an outlet for donors to assemble their assets for a variety of programs and events based on their philanthropic interests. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner created the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund with GHCF.

 

To donate money offline (check, cash, etc) click here below: 

here.

 

Click the link below to be directed to their donation link for the Harvey Relief Fund.

Harvey Relief Fund

 

Individuals. Call 211 (713-685-2300 if out of area). They are coordinating volunteers. 

  • Groups or Individuals. Register at http://volunteerhouston.org/ (likely the most comprehensive and easiest to use). 

  

   Medical volunteers. SETRAC website for medical volunteers to register for disaster volunteer ops: https://texasdisastervolunteerregistry.org/ 

 

Corporations wanting to donate supplies or money (for example, XYZ Corp has truckloads of supplies they want to contribute):

  • Please send an email to Norma.Meadows@houstontx.gov and Carlecia.Wright@houstontx.gov with the following information:

    - Name of organization

        - Name of person to call regarding the donation - Email of Point of Contact

        - Service provided

 

GHCF lists a very important document of further contacts and organizations in Houston area for individuals to offer general relief, blood, how to help kids, animals, and those displaced. Click here

To contact GHCF the address and contact number is below: 

5120 Woodway Dr. 

Suite 6000 

Houston, TX 77056

Phone: 713-333-2200


 

Household Items

To easily donate household items, click this Amazon link here