Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief

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In addition to the 23,000 cases TRLA attorneys take on each year for low-income Texans, TRLA has organized legal assistance for Hurricane Harvey survivors all along the Texas Gulf Coast–including Corpus Christi, Rockport, and Port Aransas. TRLA is running a disaster relief hotline for survivors to call for legal assistance and advice. Every low-income survivor needing legal assistance will receive it. This requires a large investment of TRLA’s financial resources that includes hiring dozens more attorneys to appeal denials of FEMA aid and insurance claims, handle the inevitable repair scams, and in other ways help tens of thousands of low-income Texans who have lost vital documents, homes and employment.

Meanwhile, our work continues on behalf of survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, veterans, low-income renters and home owners, victims of discrimination, farmworkers and other low-wage workers, colonia residents, victims of consumer fraud, and many others.

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To designate your contribution for disaster relief, under “Fund Name,” select GENERAL from the dropdown fund list. Then, under “Under Additional Information/Comments,” write for “Disaster Relief.”
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You can make a tax deductible donation online using your credit card by following the link below or you can send your donation directly to TRLA by filling out and printing the Direct Mail Form and mailing it, along with your donation, to:

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid
301 South Texas Ave.
Mercedes, TX 78570

TRLA is a 501(c)(3) organization and is funded in part by the Legal Services Corporation (“LSC”). As a condition of the funding received from LSC, TRLA is restricted in certain activities in all of its legal work–including work supported by other funding sources. TRLA may not expend any funds for any activity prohibited by the Legal Services Corporation Act, 42 U.S.C. 2996 et seq. or by Public Law 104-134. Public Law 104-234 §504(d) required that notice of these restrictions be given to all funders or programs funded by the Legal Service Corporation. For a copy of these laws or any further information, please contact: Executive Director, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, 301 S. Texas Avenue, Mercedes, Texas 78570; Tel: 956-447-4800.

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