$241,113.57 was granted to the Wesley A.M.E. Church, which was founded in 1877, and suffered extensive roof, wall and ceiling damage from Hurricane Harvey. The Qatar Harvey Fund gift will fund necessary repairs so the Church can fully resume serving its more than 500 members and the broader Third Ward community through outreach programs.
Status: Repairs were completed in June 2019.
100% of funds have been disbursed
“This is not a first-time effort for Qatar to help Americans in their time of need. They were enormously generous during Hurricane Katrina, and they’ve continued to extend the hand of friendship after Hurricane Harvey.”Sheila Jackson Lee, Member U.S. Congress, Texas Congressional District 18