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The Arizona Technology Council Stands with Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Posted on: Sep 1, 2017 | By: Lauren Witte


As the fallout from Hurricane Harvey continues to unfold throughout Texas and the Gulf Coast, millions are without homes and floodwaters are continuing to rise. The Arizona Technology Council joins the nation in thoughts and prayers for the people separated from loved ones and in dire need of help.

“With a long-term recovery period ahead, it’s important that we come together and pitch in to alleviate the suffering of those affected,” said Steven Zylstra, president and CEO, Arizona Technology Council. “We encourage our members and Arizona’s entire technology community to help by pledging support to the victims of this great disaster.”

How You Can Help

We have compiled a list of nonprofits that would greatly benefit from your donations. Thank you for all that you can do.

American Red Cross

Help People Affected by Hurricane Harvey. Donate to the American Red Cross.

Americares

Donate to provide emergency medicine and supplies today.

YouCaring

Any donation that you can spare, no matter how large or small, is greatly appreciated.

United Way of Greater Houston

Support The United Way Relief to help our neighbors and our community recover from Hurricane Harvey.

*Find more at: https://goo.gl/bjhFzS

Tech Companies Across the Nation are Stepping Up

See these articles about how tech companies are helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey: 

TechCrunch: How tech companies are helping Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey

VentureBrief: How tech companies are helping with Hurricane Harvey relief 

Tech Enabling Rescue Services for Hurricane Victims

Social media and other digital applications are helping first responders and citizens alike facilitate rescue efforts. Check out these articles to learn more: 

Slate.com: Viral tweets are helping some people find help in Houston

NPR: Facebook, Twitter Replace 911 Calls for Stranded in Houston

CNN: Stranded Hurricane survivors use Zello app to get help

MIT Technology Review: Houston is Swarming with Drones