Bliss and Fire Donation Update - 1/15/2016

posted over 1 year ago by Misskd1972 from BLISS & FIRE CHURCH
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We've had tremendous success with collecting donations and distributing them to the victims of last month's tornadoes. After speaking directly with the affected families, we are asking for your help with the following needs:

  • Canned food/meats (items that can be eaten directly from the container and/or put into a microwave)
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[Tornado Victims] Families ready to adopt YOU! (Please share to ALL areas affected.)

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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We are excited to introduce a newly designed website www.familytracentx.com! If you are interested in adopting a family or in having your family be adopted , please visit the website and fill out the inquiry form!

You can also sign up there for the Tornado Meal Train program! Thanks…

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[Volunteer Update] More information on how to help

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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PLEASE reach out to your displaced neighbors, friends and families: if YOU or anyone you know needs volunteer assistance with debris cleanup, the following organizations are mobilized and here in Rowlett to help: Texas Baptist Men: 214-908-6239 Samaritan’s Purse International Relief: 469-996-1429 Christian Aid Ministries: 817-933-2948 They are here only…

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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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[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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[Resources] Storage availability (Watson & Taylor Self Storage)

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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Watson & Taylor Self Storage, located at 4417 Forest Ln in Garland, is offering 1-month free storage space to the victims affected by the recent tornadoes.

Contact Rosana or Matthew at 972- 272-3613.

[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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[Medical needs] Lake Pointe Medical Center Health Clinic on site at RCC

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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Lake Pointe Medical Center Health Clinic - the hospital has opened a health clinic at the Disaster Resource Center, located inside the Rowlett Community Centre at 5300 Main St., for residents affected by the tornado. A doctor will be onsite from 10am-2pm every day.

[Community Businesses] Palio's Pizza (Dec. 29, 2015)

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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We will be open again today and are wanting to feed as many as possible. If you know of a shelter, fire station, police station, hospital, recovery center, business, family, etc., that is need of a warm meal, please send them to Palio's or message us with where we can…

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[Tornado Victims] Tide Mobile Laundry Truck

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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The Tide Mobile Laundry Truck will be at First Christian Church located at 7301 Miller Road (corner of Chiesa and Miller Road). Operation begins after 10 AM this morning. This is to assist residents impacted by the tornado.

[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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