When Hurricane Harvey, a category 4 storm made landfall near the Louisiana-Texas border on August 24th, it caused catastrophic damage along the Texas coastline from Corpus Christi to Houston. Harvey’s 130 mph winds knocked down trees, power poles, and signs; its 40-65 inches of torrential rains caused flooding on a biblical scale in the Houston area dumping 27 trillion gallons of water. Its devastation claimed the lives of more than eighty -two people and caused thousands of people to flee from their homes and head for the dry safety of other cities and states, and left 30,000 people in need of temporary shelter. Learn more: http://www.builtinaustin.com/company/us-money-reserve
In Harvey’s aftermath, as is the case with all natural disasters, residents when finally allowed to return home, investigate the damage done to their property, and ask themselves immediately, “Who will pay for all of this?” A storm like Harvey takes its toil in lives and damaged property, and it can cost as much as $190 billion to rebuild a city’s roads, bridges, and infrastructure.
Texas is fortunate in that there was an immediate local response to the needs of storm survivors. The U.S. Money Reserve formed a partnership with the Austin Disaster Relief Network a non-profit organization that provides survivors of the hurricane with much needed resources that include financial assistance, emergency housing and transportation, and emotional and spiritual care. 100% of the donations received through ADRN go to meet the immediate needs of storm victims. The U.S. Money Reserve will match up to $100,000 of any You Can donations made to Austin Disaster Relief Network’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.
The U.S. Money Reserve is America’s gold authority. It is one of the world’s largest private distributors of U.S. and foreign government issued gold, silver, and platinum and other precious metals. The Reserve was founded by veterans of the gold market who recognized a need for a combination of top-notch customer service with expert market knowledge. Learn more: https://www.usmoneyreserve.com/blog/
In business for over fifteen years, U.S. Money Reserve has serviced over 400,000 customers. These customers have benefited from the Reserve’s professional staff and their expertise in coin research and numismatics. Because so many of U.S. Money Reserve’s employees and customers were affected by Hurricane Harvey, the company wanted to give back to the community that they call home. Even though federal aid will cover a large percentage of the damage, company’s like U.S. Money Reserve have made immediate contributions that are helping turned devastated lived around.