Here’s a working list of what we can do to help our Brothers and Sisters on the Texas Coast. Click links to learn more and donate.
Use the comments to send us anything you know of that’s missing from this list. Thank you!
***Please check with the city you are planning to take material donations to, some of them are asking that we only contribute money at this time. Here’s a link to the Rockport City Website.
Cross and Crown Lutheran Church in Georgetown – Find a list of needed items and drop-off location.
Park Place Health Care Center in Georgetown is taking in 38 Assisted Living evacuees with 13 more coming in a while as soon as the National Guard can get them out of Katy. We are in need of volunteers, extra linens, toiletries, blankets. Any donation you feel in your heart to donate would be very appreciative for everyone involved. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
Antioch Georgetown – We are currently collecting items (see our list), financial contributions & are in the process of looking for ways to help in the rebuilding process after the waters subside. Drop-off Location: 1001 Power Road, Georgetown, TX 78628.
Celebration Church – Three ways to help; Pray with us for those experiencing the impact and devastation of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey. Become a Disaster Relief Volunteer and help us assemble donated and purchased items. Financially give or bring any of the items listed. 601 Westinghouse Road Georgetown, TX 78626 512-763-3000.
Fullerton’s Collision Center – We will be taking donations and filling the truck and trailer to take to Houston. Please go in your pantry, closet, attic,etc and donate what you can! All donation can be dropped off at Fullerton’s Collision Center 8am – 7:30pm Monday through Friday. 7200 North Interstate 35 Building 2 Georgetown TX 78626. Click link to see requested list.
First United Methodist Church Georgetown – FUMC is collecting funds and supplies for cleaning buckets. United Methodist Core Of Relief (UMCOR) will deliver the buckets to flood victims of Hurricane Harvey. Click through for more info.
Animal Rescue Supplies – All Creatures Hyperbaric Care and Victory Designs Promotional Products have teamed up to take Animal rescue supplies to Port Aransas, RockPort,and Ingleside animal shelters. Requested needs are kennels, crates, towels,bowls, and food.
We took 900lbs of donated items last week, also included were cash donations . This week we are taking a large inclosed trailer. Last week we brought home 10 pups to caring foster care givers here in Bell County . Please help by donating items. Teri Swanson 254-913-7476.
Samaritan’s Purse Needs Volunteers – Thank you for responding to the call to help homeowners devastated by Hurricane Harvey.
Our disaster relief units and staff are already in Texas and preparing to enter areas of devastation just as soon as floodwaters recede and we can get to people’s homes. Over the next weeks and months, the need will be urgent to minister to hurting families.
Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive – We will be heading to Victoria, TX on September 2nd. We are taking donations of all types at Starlite Vapor in Liberty Hill, TX as well as financial donations through our FB fundraiser.
All donations are going straight to the local food bank in Victoria, The Golden Crescent food bank, St. Vincent de Paul, The Salvation Army and to Guerilla Gourmet, an amazing local chef that has been preparing meals for anyone in need. All extra funds will be donated to local charities.
The Texas Diaper Bank, San Antonio, is putting together relief kit for families with very small children who need access to clean diapers in the midst of flooding and evacuations. Diapers take up a lot of space in a delivery truck, which means that other relief organizations have to decide between bringing diapers or food to affected areas. The Texas Diaper Bank fills in that need.
Americares – This organization has been in contact with its network of local health centers, free clinics and response partners in Texas and is already responding to requests for water and medications with emergency deliveries.
The Red Cross said they depend on financial donations to help provide immediate relief. They have already set up a way to donate to victims with a simple text. Text the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation. You can also visit redcross.org or call 1- 800-RED CROSS.
The United Way has also announced a way to text a donation: Text 41444 to UWFLOOD to donate to the United Way Flood Relief Fund.
Global Giving – This fund will provide relief to survivors in the form of emergency supplies like food, water, and medicine in addition to longer-term recovery assistance to help residents recover and rebuild. All donations to this fund will exclusively support relief and recovery efforts from this storm.
Adore Boutique Georgetown – Will be taking their sale rack down this week and packing up the items to bring to those who have lost everything in the storm. If any other local shops are able to do the same, they will gladly make arrangements to pick up!
Austin Disaster Relief Network – The Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) has deployed Emotional and Spiritual care teams to help more than 100 families from Rockport, Texas directly impacted by flooding.
Volunteer social ambassadors will be on hand to bus the eldery and special needs families to local stores to shop for clothing, hygiene items and emergency necessities.
Gift cards will be distributed to families along with toys, coloring books, hygiene kits and collected items. ADRN is gearing up to deploy additional teams in the days to come to assist survivors.
Round the Rock – Find more ways to help in the Round Rock area.