Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texoma

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HOUSTON, TX – AUGUST 27: Naomi Coto carries Simba on her shoulders as they evacuate their home after the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 27, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 40 inches of rain […]

Inheritance Adoptions
Texoma Gives in on Sept. 7 and Inheritance Adoptions is asking people to donate from 9 to 9:15 a.m. A portion of the donations will go to purchasing diapers for families suffering from Hurricane Harvey.

Golden Chick
Company Officials said they will donate 10 percent of all sales Tuesday, September 5th to the American red cross. Golden Chick will also accept cash donations at participating store locations for customers who would like to contribute additional funds to the American red cross. The restaurant chain has already been donating hot prepared meals to shelters housing Harvey evacuees in Dallas and has been donating food to first responders in Houston.

Odd Duck Coffee Roastery and Tasting Room
For the month of Sept., Odd Duck Coffee will be assisting the local American Legion Post 169 with collecting needed items for sheltering Hurricane Harvey survivors in Houston and surrounding areas. They are asking for toiletries, diapers, baby wipes, rags, chainsaw chains and visa or MasterCard gift cards. They do not want

Northside ISD Donation Drive                                                                                                                           Bring or drop off cases of water to Northside ISD, Wilbarger Farm Burea Office, Volleyball Game (September 5th) Football Game (September 8th) Fill the Trailer, Wilbarger Farm Bureau parking lot 6 pm-8 pm Now from September 12th

First Bank
First Bank is taking in items for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, anything donated is appreciated! Water, non- perishable items, clothes, blankets, etc. Locations are on Maplewood by the mall, Kell and McNeil & downtown on Lamar

Junior League of Wichita Falls
The Junior League of Wichita Falls is now accepting donations for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. One hundred percent of the donations received will be distributed evenly between the Junior Leagues of Beaumont, Corpus Christi, Galveston, Houston, Victoria and The Woodlands. To donate, visit and select “Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.”

Friends of the Wichita Falls Public Library                                                                                                      With school districts in South Texas closed, friends of the Wichita Falls Public Library are sending books to shelters. So far, they have received over 250 cartons of donated books, and many are unopened. Now they’re asking for volunteers to help pack books and prepare them for shipping. If you would like to help stop by the Friends warehouse on 7th and Austin streets. They are open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on weekdays and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.

AMR Dispatcher on a mission to load a truck up with Gatorade, energy bars, and snacks to take to first responders in the Houston area. If you are interested in donating stop by 3302 Seymour Highway to the dispatch office. The office is open 24/7. The truck is expected to leave Friday morning. 

Boys & Girls Club
Colts team is selling T shirts to raise money for the flood victims. The shirts will be $15 for youth sizes up to XL and $17 for the 2XL-5XL $10 per shirt will be taken by the team to the fire department so they can get what is needed. For more information email

McDonald’s on Kemp in Wichita Falls
The McDonald’s on Kemp in Wichita Falls is asking for personal hygiene items and toiletry donations on Sept. 1 and 2 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The owner of the store will put the
donationsintrailer and haul them to Houston.

Child Care, Inc.
Child Care, Inc. is opening the doors to the Hershel Zale Care Center for donations of diapers, 
wipes and formula. Evangel Temple is taking a team to Houston and will be transporting the items each Friday for the next few weeks.

Village Bowl
Village Bowl is hosting Roll for Relief Sun. Sept. 3, from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. 100% of revenue from games bowled will go to the American Red Cross to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief. 

Burlington Coat Factory
Burlington in Wichita Falls has a box for donations at the front of the store.

Life Tabernacle Wichita Falls
Life Tabernacle is partnered with Reach Out America and is working with them to coordinate delivery of the items to places that need it the most. The office staff is on site Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Donation drop off will also be available during service times as well as online giving set up through their website, A list of items needed can be found on their Facebook page.

First Texas Home Health
Our team at First Texas Home Health is currently collecting materials or monetary donations to put together personal hygiene and first aid bags for the Houston area. We would greatly appreciate any donations you are able to give at this time. Please contact our office by Wednesday afternoon, August 30th, for pick up at 763-9500 or drop off at 710 Lamar Ste. 340 no later than Thursday morning, August 31st.

WLC Delivery Service, Sam’s Club, and Legacy Car Club
WLC delivery service alongside Legacy Car Club in Wichita Falls has teamed up with Sam’s Club in Wichita Falls for Operation Harvey Flood Relief Sunday, Sept. 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. They will be taking flood relief donations that include bottled water, non-perishable food items, baby food, health and hygiene products, pet food for all the displaced animals and toys for the children. WLC delivery service along with Legacy Car Club will be transporting all that is donated to Houston on Thursday, Sept. 7.

Texas Blood Institute
The Texas Blood Institute has already shipped more than 300 units of blood to Houston and the surrounding areas impacted by Harvey. They have been asked to send another 400 units this week. They are calling on donors of all types, you can give blood at the donor center on Gregory street in Wichita Falls or at any mobile blood drive. No appointment is necessary to give blood, but you can call ahead at 940-689-2400.

Oklahoma Blood Institute
You can donate blood in Ardmore at 1420 Veterans Blvd., in Enid at 301 E. Cherokee and in Lawton at 211 S.W. “An” Ave.

Faith Mission Resale Store
A Texoma agency that is always there for those with no place to call home is doing its part to help Harvey victims. Wichita Falls Faith Mission’s Resale Store will donate 10% of all its sales through Saturday, September 2nd to efforts on the gulf. Faith Resale and Donation Center is located at 4502 Old Jacksboro Hwy. and is open from 10:00 am  6:00 pm, each day, through Saturday.

Young County Sheriff’s Office
The Young County Sheriff’s Office is asking all Young County residents to donate toiletries, non-perishable food, and clothing to the Sherriff’s Office.

Fowlers Trucking, Doman Collision, Waters AG and ER Now
A few area businesses teamed up to gather donations to send to Houston area victims affected by Harvey. The businesses are asking the community to bring in goods in hopes to fill up a truck to send to Katy, Texas (west of Houston.) This was established by Doman Collision, Waters Ag, Fowler Trucking (providing the truck) and ER Now (where the truck is parked.) Fowler Trucking will send the truck there and is taking donations starting today until the truck gets filled.

KFDX, Texoma’s Fox and
We have partnered with local United stores in our viewing area helping to raise money for the American Red Cross. Be sure and stop by any United in Wichita Falls, Burkburnett, Vernon, Graham, Quanah and Seymour and you’ll be able to make a donation at the register. We’ll also be at Market Street on Thursday all day taking donations and talking with folks from the Red Cross on how you can help the most. We’ll be there bright and early starting at 6 a.m. so stop by and make a donation to help those in need in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. |
There is a link at the top of to donate to relief efforts through the Red Cross.


Emergency Contacts for people in Houston
Anywhere: Houston Fire Department, Dial 311
IMPORTANT: If you are awaiting rescue, prominently display a towel or sheet from a door or window so we can spot you. Addresses are tough to spot.
Anywhere: Cajun Navy 281-464-4851 Cajun ( 281-898-3016 / Text 337-581-3750)
Also, reach Cajun Navy by Zello Walkie Talkie app- type in Texas search and rescue- you can also ask for help there
United States Coast Guard posted additional phone numbers that were set up for people who are in danger and need rescuing. 281-464-4851, 281-464-4852, 281-464-4853, 281-464-4854, 281-464-4855
Med ER Rooftop Helicopter – 281-464-4851 & 1-800-323-7233
National Guard – 713-578-3000
HPD: Residents can also call 311 or Houston Police’s non-emergency phone number at 713-884-3131.
Group Rescue – 713-426-9404 / to Help 713-881-3100
Non-emergency pickup – 281-427-4791
Search on Zello App under “Texas search & rescue”
CenterPoint Energy: 713-207-2222 to report downed power lines to CenterPoint Energy.
Texas United Way: 211
FEMA: 1-800-621-3362
National Emergency Child Locator Center: 1-866-908-9570
American Red Cross: 1-800-RED-CROSS
Disaster Distress Hotline: 1-800-985-5990
State Bar of Texas: 1-800-504-7030 – another website just made for coordinating rescuers and people needing it. Endorsed by Cajun Navy.

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