New Red Cross website for $400 cash grant is now live

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HOUSTON — The American Red Cross has officially launched its new website to assist those impacted by Hurricane Harvey on Thursday.

The organization said victims of Harvey will be able to apply for a $400 assistance grant on their newly-improved application site. Red Cross expects the website to have sufficient capacity to handle all registrations.

Applications will only be accepted online.  Individuals who previously applied, but were unable to select a payment method, will receive an email within the next few days to complete the process.

Registration will remain open until Oct.10.


The program is available in several Texas counties, including Aransas, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzalez, Hardin, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Karnes, Kleberg, Lavaca, Lee, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Polk, Refugio, Sabine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, Tyler, Victoria, Walker, Waller and Wharton.

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