Flood Relief Information
Published 9:28 am Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Flood Victim Relief
BCISD will be collecting gift cards for the families affected by the recent floods. BCISD Administrative building will collect gift cards on Friday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.! Starting Monday, all BCISD campuses will collect gift cards in each school’s front office. Gift cards to grocery stores, Walmart, Target, restaurants, Lowes/Home Depot, etc. are highly encouraged. Thank you in advance for your support for our neighbors in need!
The African Children’s Choir will at First United Methodist Church, 502 North 6th Street in Orange, in the Praise Center for a performance on Wednesday, March 23 at 6 p.m. With all that has happened the last couple of weeks, these kids are sure to lift your spirits as they sing praises. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Orange Church of God, 1911 North 16th Street in Orange, is serving as a shelter for flood victims unable to return home at this time. The church is in need of blankets at this time.
Multi-Agency Resource Centers
Beginning Tuesday, families affected by the recent storms and flooding can meet with a variety of agencies in one location to aid in their recovery.
Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) will be operational starting Tuesday, March 22.
MARCs will be open 2 – 8 p.m. each day except this Sunday.
Fixed resource centers are available at the locations below:
1st Baptist Church
319 Main St.
Newton, TX 67114
Note: On Wednesday, this MARC is open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. only
Deweyville High School
Orange, TX 77632
West Orange-Cove School Administration Building (former Administration
505 N 15th St.
Orange TX 77632
Visitors can expect to meet with case workers who will help identify potential resources to aid in their recovery. Items such as food, water and cleaning supplies will be available.
To ensure visitors receive the help they need, they should bring a utility bill, driver’s license or other document showing they live in the flood-affected home.
Families with flood-related needs but aren’t able to visit a Multi-Agency Resource Center are urged to call the American Red Cross at 1-866-526-8300.
As additional resource center sites are finalized, they will be announced.
Homebuilders Association of Southeast Texas Offers Assistance to Southeast Texas Flood Victims
On behalf of the building and remodeling industry in Texas, the members of the Home Builders Association of Southeast Texas want to express their heartfelt sympathies to anyone who has suffered a loss as the result of this disaster. The professional building and remodeling community stands ready to assist our neighbors as we work to help rebuild the homes that were destroyed or damaged.
The Home Builders Association of Southeast Texas (HBASET) proudly offers its assistance and services to the residents of Southeast affected. The Home Builders Association of Southeast Texas is a professional non-profit trade association with members of the construction and remodeling industry.
All homeowners impacted are encouraged to contact the association for valuable information and resources to help assist them during their recovery efforts.
Contact Home Builders Association of Southeast Texas, 7770 Gladys Avenue, Suite B in Beaumont, TX 77706. Phone: (409) 899-1001 Website: www.hbaset.org or Email: hbaset.org