Houston’s The Montrose Center and Transgender Foundation of America have each launched funds to help LGBTQ victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Wellfellow was founded by queer men, for queer men who enjoy living well. We tend to write on topics related to self-improvement, healthy living, fitness, and sex. Today’s post is a bit different, and here’s why.

Part of living well also means embracing and supporting our community in times of disaster, hardship, and loss. Empathy and compassion are crucial to a holistic wellness approach. We encourage you to consider donating to either (or both) of these organizations based in Houston.

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Flooding in Houston, Texas

“The catastrophic and historic impact of Hurricane Harvey will be felt by the LGBTQ community of Houston Texas for days, months, and potentially years to come. Help our LGBTQ community members displaced by the storm today by giving to the LGBTQ Disaster Relief Fund, managed by the Montrose Center – Houston’s LGBTQ counseling and community center serving Houston for 39 years.”

The Montrose Center is Houston’s LGBTQ community center. Donate to their relief fund here.

“The Transgender Foundation of America created this disaster relief fund because trans, intersex, and genderqueer individuals have historically experienced significant difficulties in natural disaster situations. Worse, recent attacks by lawmakers have resulted in heightened hostility against local trans people. This fund will be used to help our historically underserved community recover from this catastrophic event. If needed, the fund will also assist with burial costs for community members who’ve lost their lives in this historic disaster.”

The Transgender Foundation of America is based in Houston. Donate to their relief fund here.