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Central Texas Flooding Disaster Response – May 2015

(updated 6/18)

Hundreds of homes and businesses have been damaged or destroyed in floods and tornadoes throughout Central Texas over Memorial Day weekend. Catholic Charities of Central Texas is assessing and responding to the need across all 25-counties of our service area.

HOW TO HELP

DONATE

  1. Donate online at www.ccctx.org/donate –  Catholic Charities greatest need is financial donations to help with both short term and long term recovery. Monetary donations will be used to pay for hotels for individuals and families displaced from their homes, ongoing rebuilding for the under-insured, and other needs.
    Note: 100% of all disaster donations goes directly to families. Include “Disaster Response” in notes section of the donation page.
  2. Donate gift cards –  $50 Wal-Mart gift cards
  3. Donate items – Donate specific items to meet the immediate needs of families.
    1. Non-perishable food packs – We have enough food at this time.
    2. Clean-up kits – We have enough cleaning supplies at this time.
    3. Hygiene KitsWe have enough hygiene kits at this time. 

All items can be delivered to the following locations. Drop off locations and times may change so check our website at www.ccctx.org/disaster for the most up-to-date information.

Catholic Charities of Central Texas
1625 Rutherford Lane, Austin TX 78754
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
624 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos TX 78666
Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Due to limitations of space and staff time, items not listed cannot be accepted. As needs change, we will update our website.

 

VOLUNTEER

Volunteers are needed to provide vital help to families affected by the flooding and tornadoes in Central Texas. Volunteer needs can change on a daily basis, so please call to confirm opportunities.

      • Help distribute items to families on site.

If you are interested in volunteering, contact Martha Jasse at 512-651-6126 or email at martha-jasse@ccctx.org.