US Money Reserve and the Austin Disaster Relief Network have partnered to raise $219,622 for victims of Hurricane Harvey. US Money Reserve, a precious metal distributor based in Texas matched the September donations to the YouCaring page of the Austin Disaster Relief Network’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.
US Money Reserve, a More Than Decade Old Precious Metal Distributor
Us Money Reserve has offices in Houston, Austin, and Beaumont, Texas and has been in existence for more than a decade. It is one of the largest distributors of U.S. government-issued coins in the United States and has served more than 400,000 people. Over the years clients of the company have been able to make choose appropriate metals that are of the highest quality for their portfolio.
Over the years the company has helped clients make the wisest decisions possible about silver, gold, and platinum. US Money Reserve was founded by gold market veterans who the importance of giving the best advice on precious metals and providing high quality customer service.
Company Wanted to Help Texans
Angela Koch, CEO of US Money Reserve explained in an article on prnewswire.com (that the hurricane could have affected her or anyone who works for her company, adding that Harvey “hit close to home, and our hearts go out to all our employees, customers, family and strangers affected by the disaster.”
She added that she knows rebuilding will take a tremendous effort and a lot of money, but it is the company’s “patriotic duty” to help their Texas neighbors. She called the Austin Disaster Relief Network an “amazing organization,” and said she was proud to help it assist Hurricane Harvey victims.
Money raised has gone directly to victims in the Texas Gulf Coast Region.
Daniel Geraci, Executive Director of Austin Disaster Relief Network, was thankful for the help of US Money Reserve and other businesses. He said “many lives” will be affected by the “generous donation.”
Hurricane Harvey was a Category 4 hurricane, and flooding from it forced 39,000 people from their homes into shelters, according to the article. It hit hit Texas on August 25, 2017. The hurricane struck the land are three times in six days, and the storm moved slowly enough that two feet of rain fell in the first 24 hours. One third of Houston was underwater at Harvey’s peak on September 1st. According to the Washington Post, at least 82 people died in Hurricane Harvey.