Help for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

We know many of our customers and neighbors are suffering the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey. We've compiled a list of emergency resources and information to provide support.


Donate to the Red Cross at and Direct Energy will match it — up to $25,000.
Even the smallest donation can help the many people who were affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Emergency Resources

How You Can Help

Red Cross

The Red Cross is providing shelter and meals to victims of Hurricane Harvey. Donations can be made in three ways:

  • Online at
  • Call 1-800-RED-CROSS
  • Text the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation

United Way

Text UWFLOOD to 41444 to donate to the United Way Flood Relief Fund.

Salvation Army

Donations to support The Salvation Army's Hurricane Harvey relief efforts can be made at or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY.


Contact your local utility for outage information:

School closures

Find out which Houston-area schools are closing and for how long here.


Get Houston area weather and view storm maps from The Weather Channel.

Storm Recovery


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