Howard is an idiot. His patents call for help. I bet he offered help and like typical Jews they said no they don't want to impose and he accepted it. He should say that he is not taking no for an answer and he will find them proper accommodations and to get whatever they need to take with them because he is finding a place for them to stay.
All we know is his mom told him they have no electricity in the house and she called Howard from a cell phone that he gave them 6 years ago. There has been no update since.
I would think any rational person in showbiz with Howard's wealth would make a sizeable donation, if just cynically for the PR value.
“When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it." ~Frederic Bastiat
I've heard you shouldn't donate shit to the Red Cross because they are corrupt, and didn't do shit for Staten Island.
"Staten Island officials are infuriated with what they see as a measly relief response after their borough was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, and some are going so far as to call on residents to hold back donations to the American Red Cross."