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 August 28, 2017

HACU statement on providing support to Texas and communities affected by Hurricane Harvey  


 “We are greatly saddened by the devastation and hardship caused by Hurricane Harvey to families in Texas communities, including our colleges and universities in Houston, Galveston and the Coastal Bend region,” said HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores. “All of us at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) send our thoughts and prayers to Texas families and other communities affected by the storm.”  

Locally in San Antonio, Texas, where shelter is being provided to evacuees, the Food Bank is collecting monetary donations online. They are also accepting material donations and are in need of volunteers. Information is available at

The Red Cross is accepting financial donations to provide immediate disaster relief. Visit their website online at For additional information on helping people affected by Hurricane Harvey, visit You can also call 1-800-RED CROSS or text the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation. 

About HACU 
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) represents more than 470 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America and Spain. Founded in 1986, HACU is the only national association representing existing and emerging Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs).