Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey Help Desk

The business community is responding agressively to the devastation from Hurricane Harvey in Gulf Coast communities. U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation staff have been in contact with local chambers of commerce, federal disaster response officials, and businesses of all sizes.

Our Hurricane Harvey Corporate Aid Tracker offers a summary of early business efforts and will be updated as more information comes in.

Businesses seeking help, wishing to provide aid, or providing an update on their efforts should start by calling the Disaster Help Desk at 1-888-MY-BIZ-HELP.

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Hurricane Harvey Corporate Aid Tracker

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey making landfall, the business community is mobilizing their expertise, capabilities, and community resources to assist with the relief and recovery efforts. Already, businesses have contributed tens of millions of dollars in donations and grants.

Submit information on how your company is aiding in the Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts.

Partner Resources

Webinar, September 12 @ 12:30pm ET: Most Effective Way for Businesses to Support Hurricane Harvey and Irma Recovery

Join Jim Starr, President and CEO of America's Charities, and Bob Ottenhoff, President and CEO of the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, for a 20-minute webinar to learn why supporting long-term disaster recovery is so important, and how businesses have a unique opportunity to step up their support through the power of employee giving, matching gifts, and the "America's Charities Disaster Recovery Fund presented by Center for Disaster Philanthropy." 

Visit here for more information and how to register.

Healthcare Ready's Online Tool to Locate Open Pharmacies 

As a public service to help enable patients to be able to locate open pharmacies in a disaster impacted area, Healthcare Ready has collaborated with NCPDP, RelayHealth, QS1, and eRx/Emdeon to create the free Rx OpenPharmacy Reporting Tool. This powerful online tool maps the location of open pharmacies in areas impacted by large-scale disasters such as Superstorm Sandy. This tool also provides this critical information to government officials who need to quickly understand the impact on public health resources. More information is available on our FAQ page.