Team Rubicon volunteers rescue Houston residents from flood waters in a small boat.

Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts in Texas

Hurricane Harvey made landfall over Texas on August 25th 2017. It was quickly labeled a Category 4 hurricane due to high winds (up to 150 mph) and 2-4 feet of rain. Harvey has caused widespread damage and flooding to communities across Texas and Louisiana. Hurricane Harvey affected many communities including Corpus Christi, Houston, Port Mansfield, Brownsville, Port O’Connor, Victoria, Galveston, Matagorda, Rockport, High Island, and Freeport. Houston was one of the hardest hit by the storm. More than 50 inches of rain fell onto Houston over four days, turning one of the largest cities in the USA into a sea of muddy brown water. Even as the rain and wind moves on, the region continues to suffer consequences of the destruction and loss of life.

Homes destroyed in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

One Month After Hurricane Matthew the Need in Haiti is Urgent

On October 4, 2016 Hurricane Matthew smashed through Caribbean countries with 145 mile-per-hour winds and torrential rain before hitting the United States later in the week. According to Reuters, Haiti faced the greatest devastation with nearly 900 deaths and tens of thousands left homeless. The powerful storm also severed water pipelines and contaminated drinking water, … Continue reading One Month After Hurricane Matthew the Need in Haiti is Urgent

World Change 2015 Progress Report

World Change 2015 Progress Report

At the end of 2015, Never Settle hosted its 2nd annual World Change campaign to promote giving and volunteering during the holiday season. Our goal was to empower our community of ordinary people to make an extraordinary impact in the world during the two month campaign. To accomplish our goal, we partnered with like-minded nonprofits, … Continue reading World Change 2015 Progress Report

Nepal Earthquake map

Water Crisis Following Deadly Nepal Earthquake

As you’ve likely seen, there was a devastating earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25th, killing more than 1,800 people. Never Settle partner, Splash, has 131 water projects serving 96,148 children in Kathmandu, Nepal. Only hours after the earthquake hit and tremors were still being felt, Splash worked diligently to make sure all Splash staff … Continue reading Water Crisis Following Deadly Nepal Earthquake