Our church will be sending items to help folks in South Texas who have been impacted by the storm.
We will receive items at the church Sunday Morning 08-26-2017 and through Sunday night to send. After that, you will need to send them directly to some agency to distribute them.
If you wish to give cash to be used to purchase items to be sent, you can make your check payable to Central Baptist Church, put it in an offering envelope with STORM RELIEF (and the amount) written in the Special Box on the Offering Envelope. You can put cash in an envelope if you wish the same way (your name on the envelope is optional).
Items that can be brought and placed on the table in the Welcome Center include the following::
Batteries batteries batteries (many areas will have no electricity and these are vital).
Socks (men and womens) due to standing water they change socks frequently during day
Trash bags (large black lawn size)
Bottled water, gatorade, vitamin water.
Snacks-protein bars, breakfast bars, small bags of chips or snack crackers, candy bars, beef jerky/slim jims
Portable cell phone chargers (with full charge )
Supplies to assemble mini first aid kits.
Bandaids various sizes
Latex and non latex gloves.
Aspirin / tylenol
Ziploc bags to use to prepare kits
In shelters their needs would be more for families. Diapers. Formula. Baby wipes. Adult incontinent briefs. Personal hygiene items.