1/19/2016 - Bliss and Fire Church Donations Update

posted over 1 year ago by Misskd1972 from BLISS & FIRE CHURCH
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Once again, we are grateful for EVERY donation that we have received so far. These items have been a TREMENDOUS help to the affected families that we have been able to reach thus far... and are adding to our outreach each day.

Many of the families that we have connected…

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Free BBQ Meals Saturday, January 23.

posted over 1 year ago by sfruendt from Holy Cow Smokers
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Greetings from the Holy Cow Smokers! On Saturday, January 23 the Smokers will be providing free, warm BBQ meals for area residents, volunteers, police, fire, and EMS personnel.

Location: Tree of Life Lutheran Church 6318 Lyons Rd, Garland, TX 75043

Serving Times and Menu: Lunch from 11 am to 1

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Bliss and Fire Church - Accepting Donations on 1/4/2016

posted over 1 year ago by Misskd1972 from BLISS & FIRE CHURCH
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We are grateful for the generous donors that have come forward to help us meet the emergency needs for the families affected by the 12/26 tornado. As of today, we are still in need of the following items:

  • School supplies
  • Laundry detergent
  • Boxed and canned food (including baby food)
  • Hygiene/toiletry…
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[Volunteering] Opportunities to Help (sponsored by Catalyst Community Church)

posted over 1 year ago by iamsprang from Catalyst Church
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR THURSDAY 12/31:

Work crews are in full effect. If you want to work in the disaster zone, we will be in zone 244 tomorrow. Our teaching pastor, JR., will lead our teams. Meet at Catalyst at 9:30 am. Bring work gloves, wheel barrows, shovels, etc. Mark your…

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[Mayor Todd Gottel] Update (Dec. 31, 2015 1:00 AM)

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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Attention Rowlett Citizens: I wanted to provide another update on our progress recovering from the tornado. First, I wanted to thank our amazing Staff, outside agencies, CERT, VIPS, Church groups, Citizens and Businesses. We have made great progress in the past 96 hours! Conditions are improving all over the city.

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[Monetary donations] Help donate at the following seven sites

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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If you prefer to donate locally, here are some options, every penny given stays right here in our community:

  1. Compiled Google list of GoFundMe Accounts: Click here These accounts have been thoroughly vetted.
  2. The Red Cross Click here for The Red Cross
  3. Salvation Army Click here for The Salvation Army
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[Community event] Charity Bowl-A-Thon (Rowlett Bowl-a-Rama)

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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There will be a Charity Bowl-A-Thon at the Rowlett Bowl-a-Rama sponsored by the Rowlett Lions Club on Sunday, January 17, 1-4 PM.

Details: $20 per person includes 3 games and shoes and six person teams. Become a Sponsor: $200 includes a booth, a sign up on the lane you sponsor…

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[Volunteer Update] FAQs (Dec. 30, 2015 at 10:45 AM)

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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This page is prone to updates. Here are a few various questions being asked:

Question 1: Is there a minimum age requirement? Answer: There are many, many organizations represented at the center and they will offer volunteer opportunities all age ranges. A lot of them need help sorting and handing…

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[GISD Students] Information for students of GISD

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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There are hundreds of students who have lost literally everything.

Many Garland ISD students who lost their home in the tornado are now homeless. Their parents need to contact the District liaison for the homeless at 972-494-8255. Also, in order to replace items needed for school (uniforms, school supplies,…

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[Mayor Todd Gottel] Update (Dec. 28, 2015 at 11:00 PM)

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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A little over 48 hours ago Rowlett received a direct hit from an EF-4 tornado. The tornado ripped a path approximately ½ mile wide and about 4 miles in length. The strength and path of the tornado caused widespread damage.

Our first responders and CERT teams were out in neighborhoods…

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[City Updates] City Manager Brian Funderburk (Dec. 28, 2015 at 10 PM)

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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The National Weather Service has upgraded the tornado to an EF4.

We continue to report 23 injuries and no fatalities.

At this point, we have assessed 1,000 homes in Rowlett with 854 impacted, damage is as follows:

  • 220 Affected (very little damage)
  • 298 Minor (many missing shingles, broken windows and…
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OperationBBQRelief.org - Disaster Response Organization providing hot meals after disaster strikes

posted over 1 year ago by OpBBQrelief from Operation BBQ Relief
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1/3/2016

Operation BBQ Relief ended it's deployment in Rowlett, Tx. We want to thank everyone who volunteered during multiple shifts, supported OBR and our sponsors.

We provided 2600 meals to those in need of hot meals and the first responders. The requests for bulk fell off quite a bit today.…

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[Tornado Victims] Important relief information

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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The City of Rowlett has compiled some relief information for those affected by Saturday's tornado. This info may change, we will update accordingly:

Food, Goods, Clothing and Financial Aid Red Cross Assistance Center: C3 Church – 3700 Chaha, 972-412-4420 Life Message – 4501 Rowlett Road, 877-518-1000 First Christian Church Rowlett…

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[Rowlett Animal Shelter] Donations up to capacity, monetary donations accepted at link provided.

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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The outpouring of supplies has been outstanding and overwhelming. The Rowlett Animal Shelter is running out of space. If you have the opportunity to hold your supply donations for a few weeks, that would be best. If you are able to contribute monetary donations to help with medical expenses, please…

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[Donation location]

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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All donations centers in Rowlett are currently FULL. If you would still like to donate monetarily, please see the following link by clicking here.