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Donations collected for Harvey victims

HIGH WINDS knocked over trees in the Corpus Christi area, including this one at the naval air station. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy Schumaker/Released)

People in West Orange County are rallying to send aid to those affected by Hurricane Harvey, which wreaked havoc in Texas and Louisiana this week. The following businesses and organizations are collecting donations for relief efforts.

  • Bruster’s Ice Cream on Harbor Boulevard in Garden Grove is collecting cash, with donations making you eligible for either a buy one-get one free coupon, or a chance to win an ice cream sheet cake. Campaign will go through Monday, Sept. 4.
  • Garden Grove Neighborhood Association is coordinating a Red Cross Blood Drive for victims of Harvey; details will be announced soon.
  • Zack’s HB, which offers food as well as surf lessons and beach rentals, will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for flood victims on Saturday from 2-6 p.m. with a $5 donation per person. The location is 405 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach.

Is your business, school or organization raising money or otherwise preparing help for the victims of Harvey? Send us your information and we will publicize it here.

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