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Emergency resources: wide variety of offers, organizations & individuals that can help

Here are ways YOU can help … wherever you are


LODGING!  Is there anyone or couple you know who needs place to stay a couple weeks or whatever?  Have guest house. Live out in country 23 miles out of Post / NW Texas near Lubbock. Also have RV hookup. Rotarian Dave Tyler: 

PETS!  in the Houston in Fredericksburg, TX (south central TX) will be taking pet supplies as close as possible to Houston.  Also, you may donate:      Go to FFL’s Facebook page (Friends For Life Animal Rescue and Adoption Organization) to see FFL in action at the Brown Convention Center    items needed:  Kennels and carriers of all sizes      Cat food and dog food     Collars and leashes     Cat and dog beds

DISASTER AID!  Disaster Aid USA is Rotarian-operated project & 501c3 non-profit charity, incorporated in the District of Columbia. As a club project, its clubs goals & objectives are to promote & create awareness, raise funds & provide financial support for its primary mission: To provide immediate disaster relief & humanitarian aid at home, here in the US & worldwide to those victims suffering from the effects of disasters natural or man-made while using Rotary’s guiding principles & according to its Rotary Four -Way Test, while adhering to United Nation & Sphere Standards.

FOOD! excellent, high-performance, food-bank for the world: accepting “Harvey” donations (on their front page) to provide food to Houston-area refugees.  I was  a Breedlove board member for 6 yrs. in Lubbock).

Food, clothing, bedding, medication, etc.  Collecting & delivering relief items throughout NW TX & West Texas.  Contact 806-584-5011 or 806-293-4413 or or to coordinate pick-up & delivery of your donations.

Emergency / disaster relief: non-profits, Rotary districts & Fredericksburg, TX donation drop-off points

Rotary District 5930:  Emergency Relief Fund.   Send checks to McAllen North Rotary Fund and mail to Rotary D5930, McAllen North Rotary Club, 501 N. Nolana, McAllen, TX.  Contact:  DG Betty Ramirez-Lara, cell: 956-683-5706; (Rockport / South TX area)

Rotary District 5910Send checks to Rotary District 5910 Charitable Foundation, c/o Bobbie Applegate, 985 IH-10N, Suite 111, Beaumont, TX  77706.  Contact DG Rhonda Herrington, cell: 903-724-8515; (Palestine / NE TX area)

Rotary District 5890:  Send checks to Rotary District 5890 Charities, Inc., c/o Jackie Barmore, 3525 Preston Ave., Pasadena, TX  77505. Contact: DG Bill Palko, cell: 713-582-7235, William.Palko@AmegyBank. (Houston / SE TX / bull’s eye area of repeating Hurricane Harvey)

Rotary District 5840:  501(c)3 – Send checks to Rotary District 5840 Foundation (Disaster Fund), Attn:  Bobbe Barnes, Treasurer, P. O. Box 13, Boerne, TX  78006.  Contact DG Carol Holmes, cell:  281-923-6111; (San Antonio, Hill Country Area).   … Continue to keep all the people who have been impacted with this hurricane in your prayers, as we still have a long way to go.;     Although less visible, the Salvation Army is providing massive assistance to evacuees as well.

In Fredericksburg, TX:  HURRICANE HARVEY PROJECTS   How you can help pets, people & places   items needed, drop-off locations & itineraries   Contact with your updates, offers, additions, corrections   Feel free to e-forward this information, post it onto your Facebook pages & let’s keep the rescue projects going & growing!  Thank you for your caring heart & generous spirit.    

EVACUEES:  Brown Convention Center and Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX. Opa’s Smoked Meats & Fredericksburg, TX, Morning Rotary

  • Wheelchairs   Non-Perishable Foods   Hand Sanitizer   Non-perishable food   Sweat suits   Bottled water   Large and Extra Large Clothing   Socks   Blankets   Towels   Baby formula   Sanitary
  • Toothpaste & toothbrushes   Diapers   Comfort kits — (soap, shampoo, toothpaste)   Pillows

 Rockport & Clean up  drop off donation$ at Century 21 & FBG Morning Rotary & Opa’s  Smoked Meats

  • Working & Construction Gloves   Rubber Boots   Socks   Bug Repellent   Bottled water   Trash Bags of All Sizes   Flat Moving Boxes   Plastic Tubs   Paper Towels
  • Cloth Towels of different sizes   Cleaning Supplies   Buckets

 Fredericksburg, TX DROP-OFF LOCATIONS (specifics of which project)

Fredericksburg, TX, City Hall

The Peach Tree Inn & Suites, 401 South Washington St.

Biedermann’s Ace Hardware, 1102 E. Main St.

Century 21, 408 East Main St.

Guadalupe National Bank, 1027 S. Hwy 16