As Hurricane Harvey weakens, many people are still seeking food, shelter and medical help. We’ve been astounded by the beautiful stories of camaraderie and community forming to support those in need. If you haven’t already given to one of the many organizations with on-the-ground support, NPR compiled a reliable list: Read more.
Joe’s believes arts organizations will be integral in restoring a sense of place in communities impacted in natural disasters. This is hard to do when your facility has suffered massive water damages or artist’s income is disrupted. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of articles and resources to encourage our community who keep us afloat to make a strategic donation for the creative community in Texas. Your financial support ensures organizations like Joe’s and local artists continue to serve. Please make a donation today.
An article that looks at damage in the beloved Houston Theater District: “In the midst of tragedy and heartbreak, many people find solace in art, but even our most beloved visual and performing arts institutions aren’t immune to the power that is still Harvey. Read more.
Comprensive resource list for Texan artists:
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This grassroots organization is providing support and series to those with disabilities. More information.
A beautiful Go Fund Me campaign that seeks to support the dance community affected by Hurricane Harvey. “As we all know, many in our dance family in Southeast Texas and the surrounding area have suffered from massive flooding after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey….. Now, it is time to do our part.” More info
Provides emergency financial assistance and resources available to everyone who works in performing arts (actors, dancers, musicians, stagehands, playwrights, tech crew, and many more). http://actorsfund.org/