Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief – Fundraisers in NYC

Hurricane Harvey has devastated Houston and the surrounding areas on the Gulf coast in Texas and Louisiana.  As usual, the NYC nightlife community have mobilized to hold benefit events and create fundraising opportunities. Here are some ways for New Yorkers to help:

Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Fundraisers in NYC

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Rockaway WISH presents…
Hurricane Harvey Happy Hour Fundraiser

featuring  drink specials
live music by Ray Greiche
watch Houston Texas vs. Cincinnati Bengals  – 8:25pm
Please bring a $25 gift card donation and your first drink is complimentary
1702 Second Ave. (between 88th & 89th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 369-7361


Here are some worthy organizations helping in the relief and recovery, if you wish to donate:

Greater Houston Community Foundation []
The City of Houston’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

JJ Watt Foundation []
Houston Texans defensive star J.J. Watt’s foundation is raising funds for Houston Flood relief. Their campaign on has already raised over $16M.

Hurricane Harvey Children’s Relief Fund []

Operation BBQ Relief []
Disaster response non-profit providing hot meals to those in need after disaster strikes

High Socks for Hope []
NY Yankee David Robertson’s charity

Texas Gulf Coast Voluntary Organization Active in Disaster []
The mission of the TGCR VOAD is to provide a forum where local voluntary organizations active in disaster can practice cooperation, communication, coordination, and collaboration.


and previously…

Texas barbecue joint Hill Country will be hosting a fundraising event with proceeds benefiting those in Houston and surrounding areas.:

Thursday, August 31 – 5-8pm
Texas meet up to support Houston
Meet up in the bar area, eat and drink for a great cause. They will be selling raffle tickets. Any monetary donations will be accepted and all proceeds from the raffle tickets and 50% of proceeds from multiple menu items, including beverages will go directly to the Houston Food Bank and the Texas Diaper Bank. $5 raffle tickets to win various gift cards donated from other local businesses will be available for purchase all day Thursday.
Hill Country Barbecue
30 W. 26th St. (between Fifth & Sixth Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 255-4544
Hill Country Brooklyn
345 Adams St. (Willoughby St.)
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 885-4608

Thursday, August 31, 2017: 8pm
Avenida Cantina is the official game watch location for NYC Houston Texans fans.
They will be collecting donations during the Texans vs Cowboys pre-season football game
Avenida Cantina
25 Avenue B (between 2nd & 3rd St.)
New York, NY
(646) 882-0593

Friday, September 1, 2017
Houston Benefit at Down the Hatch

$20 open bar from 6-7pm
All proceeds go to the Houston Food Bank to support victims of Hurricane Harvey
Down the Hatch
179 W. 4th St. (bet. 6th & 7th Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 627-9747

Saturday, September 2, 2017
F.U. Harvey Party

proceeds donated to Team Rubicon
starts at noon and goes all day
The BLVD Project
Beach 108th St. & Rockaway Beach Drive
Rockaway Beach, NY

Saturday, September 2, 2017
Beast presents
Hurricane Animal Relief
benefiting Harvey Disaster Animal Fund

64 Cooper Square (between 7th & 8th St.)
New York, NY

Friday, September 1 – Monday, September 4
Red Cross Cocktail for Houston

Drink a “Red Cross” cocktail this weekend at 3 waterfront bars and they will donate 100% of the revenue to The Red Cross to support Harvey recovery efforts. Available all weekend.
The Red Cross: Bermuda rum, ginger, lime, orange, Angostura bitters.
web-chain-link-iconGrand Banks:Pier 25, Hudson River Park (West St. & N. Moore) New York, NY. (212) 960-3390
Oyster bar aboard the historic wooden schooner, Sherman Zwicker, moored at Pier 25 in Hudson River Park.
web-chain-link-iconPilot: Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY. (917) 810-8550
Bar on a 1924 sailboat, “Pilot”, docked at the end of Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
web-chain-link-iconIsland Oyster: Carder Rd. & Ferry Line Rd. Governor’s Island, NY. (917) 268-0200
waterfront oyster bar on Governors Island with views of lower Manhattan

Saturday, September 2, 2017
Hurricane Harvey Relief at Firehouse Tavern

Hosted by Coogs in NY (University of Houston Alumni – New York City)

$1 for every drink sold between the hours of 4:00 – 9:00pm
RSVP via facebook
The Firehouse
522 Columbus Ave. (bet. 85th & 86th St.)
New York, NY.
(212) 787-FIRE

Monday, September 4, 2017

Donation drive for Houston

Bailey’s Corner on the upper east side is collecting cash, gift cards and various household items
to be donated to the victims of Hurricane Harvey
Bailey’s Corner
1607 York Ave. (85th St.)
New York, NY.
(212) 650-1341

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Benefit Concert
Fundraiser for Flood Victims

featuring performances by
Grey McMurray
(Sahr Ngaujah, Ricky Quiñones)
Elizabeth Ziman
Dave Treut
Tim Allen
Alexander F (Alex Toth, Rubblebucket)
Lee Taylor
Elevator Party
(Audrey Tess, Eric Biondo, Ricky Q)
Adam Schatz (Land Lady)
Catie Lazarus (Employee of the Month Show)
Gypsie George
John Fatum
(Rad Trads)
DJ Drunken Dragon Sound
Get a free pint of Smuttynose Pinniped Vienna Lager for every $10 donation.
$1 of every Tito’s drink sale will be donated and Tito’s Vodka will match those dollars

RSVP via facebook
8:30 – 11:30pm
Freddy’s Bar
627 Fifth Ave. (between 17th & 18th St.)
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 768-0131

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Texas Forever: Hurricane Harvey Relief 

Get together with other New York area Houstonians and concerned citizens
$30 donation includes all you can drink drafts and wells 7-9pm.
Please bring cash, donation boxes will be available
All proceeds will go to Harvey Relief (Red Cross or Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, your choice).
RSVP via facebook

Avenida Cantina
25 Avenue B (between 2nd & 3rd St.)
New York, NY
(646) 882-0593

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Hope After the Storm

The Merchant Hospitality Group is donating 100% the proceeds of their specialy ‘HOPE AFTER THE STORM’ cocktail to the Red Cross.

All Merchants Hospitality NYC restaurants are participating, including:

web-chain-link-iconWatermark: 78 South St. (Pier 15) (212) 742-8200
Upscale indoor/outdoor bar and cafe on the water
web-chain-link-icon Pound & Pence: 55 Liberty St. (Nassau St.) (212) 716-1141
authentic English pub in the Financial District.
web-chain-link-icon The Black Hound: 301 South End Ave. (Albany St.) (212) 945-0562
contemporary speakeasy style cocktail lounge
web-chain-link-icon Sugar East: 1125 First Ave. (62nd St.) (212) 832-4610
A secret upscale lounge on the upper east side
web-chain-link-iconTreadwell Park: 1125 First Ave. (62nd St.) (212) 832-1551
Sports bar serving craft beer and artisinal cocktails
web-chain-link-icon Treadwell Park: 301 South End Ave. (Albany St.) (212) 945-0528
Downtown sports bar serving craft beer and artisinal cocktails

Lower East Side bar Nurse Betty posted on instagram that they will be donating 10% of profits to the Red Cross relief efforts in TX. “Hurricane Harvey unleashed on Houston and the surrounding areas with more rain in the forecast. We remember Super Storm Sandy, its impact on the Lower East Side and how the country came together to help. This week NB will be donating 10% of profits to the Red Cross relief efforts in TX.”

Nurse Bettie
106 Norfolk St. (between Delancey & Rivington St.)
New York, NY
(917) 434-9072

Drink for Houston at Sycamore

#Houston you are in our thoughts ❤️ #hurricaneharvey

A post shared by Sycamore Bar + Flower Shop (@sycamorebklyn) on

Brooklyn’s Sycamore Bar is selling Presidente for $5 and will donate half to Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund
Sycamore Bar & Flowershop
1118 Cortelyou Rd. (Westminster Rd.)
Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, NY
(347) 240-5850

Canal bar in Gowanus, Brooklyn posted on facebook that they are “collecting NEW/UNUSED small items to send down south: Bleach, dog food, cat food, critter food, litter, cleaning supplies, toiletries, pacifiers, baby blankets, sanitary napkins/ tampons, diapers, baby wipes, toothbrushes, contact solution/cases, etc.”

Canal Bar
270 Third Ave. (between President & Union St.)
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 246-0011

Saturday, September 9, 2017
Hurricane Harvey Relief Fundraiser

$20 drink special bracelets: all bracelet proceeds will directly benefit Texas relief efforts
Donations: monetary and non-perishable donations will be collected and sent directly to Rockport, Houston and surrounding affected areas
Donation Pick-ups: a team will be available to pick up donations that cannot be delivered to the restaurant
RSVP via facebook
Avenida Cantina
25 Avenue B (between 2nd & 3rd St.)
New York, NY
(646) 882-0593

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Fundraiser for Texas

$10 donation gets you 1 free drink
$25 donation gets you a free bottle of champagne
$4 drinks and beer/ $10 minimum donation
Redemption Bar
1003 Second Ave. (53rd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 319-4545



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