Looking to help the victims of Tropical Storm Harvey in Texas? Here is a list of where and how to donate throughout the metro area. It will be updated throughout the day.

New Orleans/Areawide

• The Mayor's Office has reactivated the Greater New Orleans Foundation's Pay It Forward Fund for contributions toward early relief and rebuilding efforts.

• The Archdiocese of New Orleans is collecting funds to be forwarded directly to the Catholic bishops of the affected areas. Those wishing to contribute should send checks to: Archdiocese of New Orleans, Attn: Archbishop Aymond, 7887 Walmlsey Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125. Please indicate "Hurricane Relief" in the memo.

Junior League of New Orleans has an Amazon Wishlist for its Diaper Drive.

• A group of restaurateurs and hospitality community members is holding a gift card drive. Gift cards for credit card providers such as Visa or American Express and for drug stores and department stores are encouraged. Also, home goods stores such as Bed Bath & Beyond, Lowe's and Home Depot. Drop off locations can be found on the group's Facebook page.

The Cajun Navy has a PayPal page where people can donate to the efforts of volunteer groups from south Louisiana who are helping with search and rescue. One of those groups is Cajun Coast Search & Rescue, which also has a PayPal page for donations.

• The American Red Cross has a donation page online.

• The Louisiana SPCA is recommending monetary donations to help animals affected by Harvey be made directly to the Houston SPCA or the SPCA of Texas. This allows the groups to purchase what they need and avoid having to store items.

• The Louisiana Conference of the United Methodist Church is looking for donations and volunteers here.

• Southern University at New Orleans is conducting a food drive to collect nonperishable items such as canned goods, cereal, rice and water. Donations may be dropped off in boxes located in every building on SUNO's Park and Lake campuses through Tuesday. The Southern University System Foundation has also established a 2017 Texas Flood Fund to accept donations to flood victims in Texas and southwest Louisiana. Donations can be made to the fund here.

• SBP, the nonprofit recovery group that started after Hurricane Katrina, has a Harvey donation page up.

Restaurant and food event fundraisers

• Chef Alon Shaya and Emily Shaya host a red beans and rice benefit on Monday, Sept. 4, at the Pret a Fete facility in Central City (1232 O.C. Haley Blvd.), from 3-7 p.m. Tickets are $100, with all funds donated to families in the hospitality industry impacted by Harvey.

• The Bywater pizzeria Pizza Delicious (617 Piety St.) has pledged 10 percent of sales each day from Sept. 5-10 to a different Texas-based beneficiary organization. See the schedule at pizzadelicious.com/harvey.

• Local restaurant group LeBlanc + Smith has pledged 20 percent of sales from all its properties (Meauxbar, Sylvain, Cavan and Barrel Proof) for a whole week leading up to Sept. 4 to SBP (the disaster recovery and resilience organization formerly known as the St. Bernard Project).

• Mid-City po-boy spot Parkway Bakery & Tavern (538 Hagan Ave.) is collecting new clothes for Houston first responders through Monday (Sept. 4) evening.

• The Blues, Beer and Wing Thing is a party and chicken wing cook-off at Port Orleans Brewery (4124 Tchoupitoulas St.), along with the in-house restaurant Stokehold, on Monday, Sept. 4, 1-9 p.m. In the tap room, $1 from each pint benefits Texas Workers Relief Fund, and for each wing purchase Stokehold has pledged donate enough red beans and rice to feed a family of four in the Houston area. Wing cook-off competitors include Blue Oak BBQ, Boucherie, Central City BBQ, Coquette and MoPho.

The Ace Hotel (600 Carondelet St.) has added a new margarita to the menu, and throughout the month of September the hotel has pledged $1 from each one sold to the Greater Houston Community Foundation's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. The cocktail is served at the hotel's restaurants Josephine Estelle and Seaworthy and at its Lobby Bar and rooftop bar Alto.

• The Louisiana Restaurant Association has created the Hurricane Harvey Hospitality Employee Relief Fund, working with the Commander’s Family of Restaurants and the Greater New Orleans Foundation. The group plans to award grants to hospitality workers in partnership with the Texas Restaurant Association, and also potentially with its own regional chapters in Louisiana as Harvey’s toll is assessed. To contribute to the fund online, see www.gnof.org/give-now/. Specify the donation is for the "Hurricane Harvey Hospitality Employee Relief Fund." Contributions by check can be sent to the Greater New Orleans Foundation at 919 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, La., 70130.

Jefferson Parish

• Second Harvest Food Bank is collecting non-perishable food items, especially “pop-top” canned goods that do not require can openers, water, MREs that are still in-date, cleaning supplies such as bleach, gloves, mops and garbage bags. It is also requesting personal hygiene products like toilet paper, soap, shampoo, tampons, diapers, razors, etc. Drop-off is at 700 Edwards Ave. in the Elmwood area, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church is taking donations at 105 Bonnabel Blvd. in Metairie, requesting bulk items purchased from Sam's Club, Costco or Walmart to help facilitate the loading of an 18-wheeler. Drop-offs are accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. between Tuesday and Thursday this week and next. A list of needed items can be found here. No clothes, books or toys.

• Donations will be accepted at the Freedom Fest at the Lake on Sunday in Kenner. Residents can bring donations to the parking lot of the Laketown Center at the corner of Williams Boulevard and Joe Yenni Boulevard near Planet Fitness. Donations will be accepted from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and should be pre-packaged items only. Individual items, chemicals, perishable food items, toys, books and clothing will not be accepted.

North shore

• St. Tammany Fire District 5 will be taking donations at Station 51 in Folsom, 13206 Broadway St. Donations can be left at the station between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. through Thursday. They are asking for anything except clothes, unless it is new packs of socks, undershirts or underwear (kids preferably). Also cleaning supplies, hand sanitizer, baby wipes, diapers, toiletries (shampoo, body wash, etc), shovels/rakes, gas cans, duct tape, new sheets, new towels, hand soap, dog food, etc.

• The Northshore Food Bank is accepting non-perishable food items at 840 North Columbia St. in Covington from 9 a.m. to noon through Thursday. It is part of the Second Harvest Food Bank collection effort.

St. Bernard Parish

• St. Bernard Parish is collecting donated items at the Val Riess Sports Complex at 1101 Magistrate St., Chalmette. Needed items include dry goods, non-perishable food items for adults and babies, personal hygiene products, and tools and hardware. No clothing, please. To volunteer at the collection site or for more information, contact the parish’s volunteer coordinator, Denise Montalbano, at (504) 655-3698 or (504) 278-4295.

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