TRACE Area Recovery Center

posted about 1 year ago by LatishaBlair from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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Our donations center will be opening soon, but we still need to get it filled up! If you have items to donate, please contact questions@traceprogram.org! We are desperately in need of the following: ✨Shelves and tables to display donated items ✨Furniture of all kinds ✨Good Working Appliances ✨Household and kitchen…

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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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[City Updates] Clean up continues

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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Tornado Relief Help Continues This Week at Cullins Lake Pointe Elementary.

With the outpouring of donations from the community, there is clothing, blankets, baby items, food and school supplies still available for tornado victims in the Cullins Lake Pointe Elementary gym. This week, Monday and Tuesday from 9am - 3pm,…

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[Carpooling] In need of a ride? Check this out!

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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We understand that next week many people will begin to go back to work and school. We also understand that many people affected by the recent tornadoes do not have the ability for transportation anywhere. Thus, we have designed two Google forms for drivers and passengers in order to try…

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[Photo Rescue] National Disaster Photo Rescue drop off

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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The National Disaster Photo Rescue

We have a drop off location at the Granger Recreation Center in Garland, TX. Please drop off any photos found at the Joint Central Resource Center.

More information can be found by clicking here.

[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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[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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[Rowlett Animal Shelter] Updates (Dec. 30, 2015 at 9:30 AM)

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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The Rowlett Shelter will not be adopting out or euthanizing any animals in 5 days like some have reported. Their normal stray hold is 5 days, however that does not apply to this situation. There have been many offers from rescues and individuals to foster the displaced animals if that…

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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.