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North Texans Can Help Hurricane Victims

Dozens of opportunites are available to help the victims of the Gulf Coast disaster. For the next several months, agencies will need money and volunteers:

North Texas Food Bank
4306 Shilling Way
214-330-1396 Ask for VM for Emily Cherry
Leave name and number and they will return call

Salvation Army
Harry Hines office
214-424-7097 or 214 637-8105 ask for Nancy Herley Leave message and she will call back
or call 1-800-253-1868. filling food and clothing orders, sorting donations.
Moving command post to Reunion Arena

American Red Cross Blood Services
635 and Josey Lane
Diana Aranda 469-341-1094

Greeters and escorts to go with them to Love Field to escort people to buses that will transport to shelters. This is an on call opportunity as they never know when a plane will be coming in.

Dallas County Health Human Services can use only Drs., nurses, and mental health professionals

American Red Cross

Dallas and Community Council VOAD Disaster Relief Center is establishing a phone bank and will need help 24 hrs a day in the near future. Will pass on more information as it is received.

Most unions are involved in one way or another in disaster relief. See www.aflcio.org. Friendship West and other churches are pitching in. Moveon.org is lining up people to take a refugee into their home.


Even as we help with the immediate situation, it is incumbent on us to think how we can change the future so that such terrible things can be stopped or met with readiness.

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