Press Release- Life may seem normal, but there is still need 9.7

Life may seem normal, but there is still need

For Immediate Release – September 7, 2017

For a lot of Montgomery County residents life has returned to normal, but there are still families suffering from the disaster Harvey left in its path. We ask, if you are able to help your community, please do so. The Crisis Assistance Center and Interfaith are in constant need of volunteers, contact them to volunteer.

Debris pick up is still on-going, Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management asks that if you have debris due to Hurricane Harvey to register under debris & damage report on www.mctxoem.org. If you do not have internet access and need assistance filling out the debris & damage report call 936-523-3916.

If you received damage to your home or property, and have not done so already, register with FEMA at www.disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-621-3362.

FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams have begun to visit subdivisions and the shelters to begin assisting people and assessing the damage. Be safe and ask for identification; their badges will have a chip. If their badge does not have a chip, report the incident to law enforcement.

FEMA will begin opening Disaster Recovery Center’s (DRC).  The first one opens tomorrow Friday, September 8, 2017. Location and hours:

West Montgomery County Development Center

31355 Friendship Drive

Magnolia, TX 77355

Opening Friday September 8, 2017 at 09:00 am -7:00 pm

From then on, this DRC will be open Monday-Saturday 07:00 am – 7:00 pm

 

The Montgomery County Disaster Relief Distribution Center will continue to see families Friday and Saturday, on a first come first served basis.

Falcon Steel America

3575 Pollok Conroe 77303

Friday, September 8, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday, September 9, 2017, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

After Saturday, this location will be closed to distribution and will only receive bulk donations.

Starting Monday, September 11, 2017 you can visit your community based distribution center.

North, Central, West Montgomery County:

Crisis Assistance Center

1022 McCall Ave.

Conroe, TX 77301,

936-539-1096,

Cac-mctx.org

 

The Friends of Conroe

1712 N. Frazier Suite 118

Conroe 77301

(936) 539-6009

friendsofconroe.com

 

East Montgomery County:

Mission Northeast

22098 Loop 494

New Caney, TX 77357

281-354-1200

Missionne.org

South Montgomery County:

Interfaith of the Woodlands

4242 Interfaith Way

The Woodlands, TX 77381

281-367-1230

Woodlandsinterfaith.org

Monetary donations can be accepted at any of the locations above. Monetary donations can also be made at:

The Montgomery County Community Foundation – MC Long term Disaster Recovery Fund http://www.mccfoundation.org/  If calling to make your donation please make sure to mention the Long term Disaster Recovery Fund (281) 363-8158

To donate online via PayPal:

Https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=8S54ZS4Y4YCQY

United Way- 1600 Lake Front Circle Ste. 248, The Woodlands, TX 77380 Phone: 281-292-4155

If you would like to support food distribution efforts in the county, please contact Montgomery County Food Bank, 1 Food for Life Way, Conroe TX 77385, (936) 539-6686, mcfoodbank.org

If you would like to support a local assistance agency, you can contact them directly or donate online via their website.

Supplies Needed:

  • New under garments and socks for Men, Women, and Children (All Sizes)
  • New Bedding, Pillows, towels
  • Cash and gift cards

**No used bedding, linens or clothing will be accepted.

Free Tetanus Shots

Make sure you and your family’s shots are up-to-date. Montgomery County Public Health District is offering FREE tetanus shots for those affected by the disaster. Walk-ins are welcomed, Appointments are preferred.

For appointments call 936-523-5020.

Address: 1300 South Loop 336 West, Conroe 77304

Continue to monitor mctxoem.org for updates.

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