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Hurricane Harvey Relief

As part of the JCC Movement, you can bring immediate assistance to thousands of people in Houston affected by Hurricane Harvey. Many people have lost everything and are in need of the most basic goods such as food and bottled water. Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston (ERJCC), working with Jewish Family Services of Houston, will distribute digital gift cards directly to people in need.


1. Purchase e-Gift Cards: Click on the links for these retailers and purchase eGift cards and send them to: [email protected]
Please make sure your purchase is:

  • An e-gift card
  • Delivery type is through e-mail
  • Many retailers require that you create an account, this will take only a few minutes; please do so!

Please choose from one or more of the following retailers:

Bed, Bath & Beyond
The Home Depot

*All food stores stock kosher goods

2. Go to the ERJCC Donation Page:

Donate money to help build an immediate use fund for the ERJCC to buy and distribute specific e-gift cards, or purchase goods for the community.

3. Support Jewish Federations of North America Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund
JCC Association is working closely with the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) with an eye on the unfolding disaster and with a commitment to ensuring that the needed resources will be deployed both efficiently and effectively on an ongoing basis for as long as necessary.  Beyond your initial response to this effort, we urge you to support your local Federation’s emergency relief efforts.

4. Add your name to volunteer efforts with NECHAMA, and get ready to roll up your sleeves.