Check Out Our List of Disaster Relief Efforts

The University of Missouri-Kansas City stands with those recently affected by natural disasters such as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and the Mexican earthquake. Thousands of families have experienced loss in various ways. In an effort to provide relief, we’ve put together a list of organizations and resources that could use our help.


Hurricane Irma




Hurricane Harvey

  • The UMKC Staff Council Outreach Committee will host a cleaning supply drive Sept. 11 – 15 to support Connection Point Church’s relief efforts. Connection Point Church is currently collecting their second delivery of donated items for First Baptist Houston.



  • This online newspaper has collected information on a large number of local assistance and charitable organizations with links to make donations: Texas Monthly


  • This website of activist and local organizations provides links to those going to the aid of under-represented communities: Harvey – Money for the People


  • If you have friends or family who are victims of Harvey and need resource information, here is a bilingual link that provides local information for those who are affected.



  • American Red Cross. Visit the website, call 1-800-RED CROSS or text HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.


How to Help Mexico

CNN Impact Your World is collecting donations to help earthquake victims in Mexico.


This page will be updated on an ongoing basis as we receive information on additional resources to help our fellow American citizens and our neighbors to the south restore their neighborhoods, homes and communities.


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