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Drinking a beer and other easy ways you can help Hurricane Harvey victims

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

From now until September 5, drinking a beer at Manito Tap House or The Blackbird can help victims of Hurricane Harvey. For every pint of Red White & No-Li sold at those two restaurants, they will donate $1 to relief organizations, and No-Li will match those donations, too! Drink up! (responsibly)!

You can also donate while grocery shopping. All Safeway and Albertsons are accepting pin-pad donations at checkstands with all the money going to the Red Cross Salvation Army and relief organizations in Texas. 

Here are some other ways you can help. 

National Organizations:

  •  The American Red Cross is accepting donations on its website, or you can text HARVEY to 90999 to donate $10. 
  •  AmeriCares handles medicine and supplies to those affected by the storm. 
  • -Donations to the Salvation Army can be made online or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769) or by texting STORM to 51555. 

Houston-area organizations: 

Online Organizations: 

Before you give money, it's important to do a little research to avoid being scammed. Charity Navigator is a great tool. They have a list of organizations that are responding to the area in the aftermath. Also, check out the Federal Trade Commission's tips to avoid fraudsters. 

The BBB has also offered these tips on helping victims of Hurricane Harvey. 

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