The storm made landfall on the Middle Texas Coast and hovered over Houston, the country's 4th largest city, for several days. By the time it was done, Harvey had:
- Dropped 50+ inches of rain
- Caused $200 billion in damage
- Damaged over 200,000 homes
- Displaced more than 1 million people
The number of people directly affected by Harvey is staggering. A total of 4.9 million people, mostly in the Houston area, saw at least 3 feet of rain.
Daniel Gray, his wife Laura, and daughter Sofia resided in Houston's Meyerland neighborhood. Located along Brays Bayou, one of the city's major waterways, this area was hit especially hard by Harvey. The Gray family's home was flooded with two feet of water. All of their furniture and clothing was destroyed. They had to throw away almost everything they owned and temporarily relocate to Laura's mother's house.
This holiday season, we are raising money for the Gray family. Although we cannot undo the damage to their home and property, we hope we can support our friend & colleague and help his family get settled in their new home.
The Grays have requested that half of the proceeds of this campaign be donated to a community organization's Hurricane Harvey fund. They have selected JFS Houston - which has provided relief efforts, counseling, financial aid, and other services to members of the Meyerland community.
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