LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Donations are now being accepted for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Items that are badly needed include water, non-perishable food items and clothes. Let’s show the people of Houston, Rockport, Corpus Christi and other cities affected that Webb County is there to help in their time of need.
You can drop off your items at the Webb County Sheriff’s Administration building located at 902 Victoria Street.
City of Laredo:
Laredo’s best Samaritans started to donate goods and personal care items for shelter evacuees, and in response to this, the City of Laredo Warehouse at 5511 Thomas opened to accept these items. The warehouse remains open today until 5:00 p.m. to accept further donations.
Diocese of Laredo continues to strengthen and empower families through its diverse programs and social services through strong community support. Catholic Charities – Diocese of Laredo, through its Disaster Relief component, is currently serving evacuees and refugees who find themselves in our city due to Hurricane Harvey.
Hundreds of evacuees and refugees were recently forced to flee from their homes due to dangerous and life-threatening weather and seek shelter, safety and security for themselves and their families. As brothers and sisters in Christ, we have a responsibility to respond and help in any way we can.
Catholic Charities – Diocese of Laredo is providing a “Care Package/Backpack” that includes a personal hygiene package, water, snacks and a throw blanket. We are asking the community for donations of the following items: • Non-perishable food & snacks • Cases of bottled water • Personal hygiene items (men & women) • Baby diapers & pull-ups (all sizes) • Baby formula (all kinds) • New and/or gently used infant & baby clothing • New and/or gently used adult clothing (men & women) • Throw blankets • Monetary donations
Please drop off all donations at 1919 Cedar Avenue, Laredo, TX, 78040.
Catholic Charities – Diocese of Laredo’s mission is committed to serving the emergency needs of the indigent and believes that all persons have the right to live in an environment that is free from violence, fear, abuse and oppression.
For more information and photo opportunity, contact Rachel Flores, Executive Director, at (956) 722-2443 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donation Drive held by Bay FL Miners Football League
They will be accepting donation to help Hurricane Harvey victims.
They will be taking in donations this week Monday – Friday during their football practices at father mcnaboe park
6pm to 8pm.
Contact: Eddie Arrambide 956-206-1633.
Click the link below to access their Facebook page.
All AT&T stores in Laredo are collecting items for people in Houston. The stores are collecting baby items, trash bags, blankets and toiletries. Any type of items will be very much appreciated.
The store manager is hoping to collect enough items to take to Houston by Wednesday.
Olive Garden Laredo is collecting donations for Hurricane Harvey victims.
General Manager, Jon Alamilla is accepting donations anywhere from clothes, food, and toiletries to help those affected by the storm.
You can drop off your donations at Olive Garden located at 5319 San Dario, anything helps.
Bill Young and Randy Blair are gathering a group to travel to Port Aransas Friday to cook briskets to help feed the victims of Harvey as well as the first responders and others there helping with the cleanup efforts! They have secured a large BBQ pit trailer, and a closed in trailer for the efforts. This is hopefully the first of several trips to help in this disaster after mat.
They have set up a Go Fund Me account at www.gofundme.com/laredoanshelpingharveyvictims. All donations are greatly appreciated. Locally, they are also accepting donations of water and other supplies to take with us. Water and supplies may be dropped off at St. Patricks church here in Laredo. Anyone interested in going with us may contact us via Facebook or by calling either of us. You may also contact them through the Facebook group Laredoans Helping Harvey Victims.
The Martin & Nixon Alumni groups are hosting a dontation drive at Sam's Club on Saturday from seven in the morning until six at night.
The group is collecting, water, toiletries and all over necessary supplies.