Several businesses and organizations in the area are doing their part to provide some assistance to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Here a just a couple of businesses in the area providing help:

Frisco Women's League, an independent organization of women dedicated to strengthening the community through volunteering and fundraising, is partnering with the Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation to get new, dry socks down to first responders in Houston who are rescuing Hurricane Harvey victims. You can purchase and deliver new socks to one of the several drop-off locations in Frisco. FWL will be collecting socks through the end of first week of September. For more information about drop off locations go to www.friscowomensleague.org/send-socks/. For further questions, contact Melanie Classe at 214-336-5543.

The Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple in Frisco will be collecting items for the victims of Hurricane Harvey through Friday. The donation drive will be collecting items for hygiene and personal care such as baby wipes, diapers, socks and feminine products. Items should be in original, sealed packages. Drop off times are from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6-8:30 p.m. Drop off location is at the temple at 12030 Independence Parkway, Frisco. For further questions, email [email protected].

Two Men and A Truck are holding a donation drive with many local groups and charities on helping transport supplies for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Several Frisco businesses such as Strikz Entertainment, Texas Republic Bank, Safe Pro Pest Control, Farmers Insurance (Agent-Ann Anderson) and Mortgage Financial Services agreed to be drop off points.

Texas Ford Aquatics has offered their programming for any members of fellow club teams in the gulf area that have been displaced to the Dallas-Fort Worth area because of Hurricane Harvey. Those interested can email [email protected]

The Texas Association of Business and Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives have partnered to develop a Business Recovery Team. The team is made up of business leaders and chamber professionals that will mobilize to provide any response necessary to assist colleagues and businesses in recovery and rebuilding. The Frisco Chamber of Commerce will join in this effort by being connected and directly assisting one or more hurricane affected chambers and communities.

The University of North Texas is helping students affected by Hurricane Harvey by immediately admitting them and waiving application fees. UNT is already working with students to provide an educational home if they are displaced by the storm. UNT has a satellite campus in Frisco. For more information call 940-565-2681 or email [email protected]

If you have any information about any businesses or organizations accepting donations or providing any type of relief, please email [email protected]