[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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Clean-Up Plan for Sunday (Catalyst Church)

posted over 1 year ago by iamsprang from Catalyst Church
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UPDATE FOR WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY: Sunday will mark 1 week since clean up began in our city. Many of us have been out in the Disaster Zone this week, either with our clean up crews or with Life Message. As you know, we have a lot of work to do.

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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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New Years Day Volunterring (sponsored by Catalyst Community Church)

posted over 1 year ago by iamsprang from Catalyst Church
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VOLUNTEER UPDATE FOR NEW YEAR'S DAY:

WORK CREWS: We will begin work at 8am. Meet at 2401 La Costa St in Rowlett. James McKee will be on site to coordinate volunteers. JR. Forasteros will be there as soon as I get us registered, probably not until 9:30 or so. If…

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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.

[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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[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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[*Important* Volunteer update] Now ready for assistance (Please read)

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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Dear volunteer,

The Cities of Rowlett and Garland have established a Joint Disaster Management Resource Center, located at the Granger Recreation Center, 1310 W. Avenue F in Garland, which will open at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, December 30.

The current resource center operating out of the Rowlett Community Centre will…

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[Volunteer Update] Volunteers to help clean up will be needed soon (Dec. 29, 2015 at 9:00 PM)

posted over 1 year ago by RowlettEagle07 from Rowlett Community Relief and Family T.R.A.C.E.
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We are amazed and overwhelmed with the generosity of many Texans and volunteers who have signed up thus far. We have over +1800 volunteers who have signed up and are willing to help with the clean up process. Please continue to be patient with City Officials as they strategically coordinate…

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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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[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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