harvest time, tailgating, college football, excuses to eat fall foods, everything apple and everything pumpkin!
But before I get ahead of myself with celebrating fall, let's recap last month's Comments for a Cause efforts for the CAL School Supply Closet. Last month I had 73 comments, creating a $36.50 donation to help families in my local community get ready and prepared for school.
In the month of September I'm proud to be supporting the Houston Food Bank. I will donate $0.50 for every comment made on my blog to help with their Harvey Disaster Relief.
My heart is with everyone in Texas and Louisiana that was hit by Hurricane Harvey. It is almost overwhelming to know how to help or where to start. After seeing photos of ranchers moving cattle to higher ground through flooded plains in Southeast Texas and families being rescued by boat out of their homes in Houston, the one thing I knew tied everyone together and that was going to be affected greatly was food. After doing some research I decided the best location to send money would be the Houston Food Bank.
The Houston Food Bank has set up a Harvey Disaster Relief program that is helping people in the greater Houston area affected by the flooding. There is both a short term need, as they provide food and supplies to those distressed, and a long term need, as they will continue to help residents as they rebuild their lives.
So help me, help those in need after Hurricane Harvey and comment all month long to support the Houston Food Bank. In addition to this month's Comments for a Cause, I am joining up with other food bloggers on September 12th to not only share recipes that celebrate Texas, but also to highlight how you can help, including donating to the Houston Food Bank and other reputable charities. If you are a food blogger and are interested in participating in the #foodbloggers4tx outreach effort contact me and I'll get you lined up!
What are some other relief efforts you are aware of for those affected by Hurricane Harvey? Remember to comment all month long and thank you for your continued support of Comments for a Cause.