​UPDATE: Volunteer teams needed for N. Texas tornado damage

by Leah Reynolds on January 4, 2016 in Feature

Volunteer teams are needed! If your church group would like to assist in debris clearing and clean-up, see the information below:

Volunteer in Rowlett:

Texas Baptists Disaster Recovery is coordinating volunteers for the City of Rowlett.

  1. Call 214-537-7358 for hours of operation before you depart and to discover your team's work assignment.
  2. Click Here for the Liability Waiver and Personal Information form. A parent or guardian must sign the form for minors. To save time, teams will need to download and complete the waiver form before arriving at the church.
  3. Bring the items listed in the supply list below
  4. Go to the Volunteer Reception Center (VRC) at the First Baptist Church in Rowlett located at 4309 Main St., 75088.

Supplies teams need to bring:

  • Work gloves
  • Safety glasses (recommended)
  • Closed toed shoes
  • First aid kit
  • Long pants and long sleeves (prepare for cold temperatures)
  • Wheelbarrows
  • Rakes
  • No trailers as there is no turn around areas
  • Water will be provided

Volunteer in Garland

Go to Granger Recreation Center, 1310 Ave. F, Garland, TX. Call 972-205-2771 for hours of operation.

Volunteer in Glenn Heights

Visit the Volunteer Reception Center at City Hall, 1938 S. Hampton Rd. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Or go to www.glennheights.recovers.org.

Texas Baptists Disaster Recovery will update these types of volunteer opportunities on the Texas Baptists website and on their Facebook Page and Twitter.

Long-term recovery volunteer opportunities:

Texas Baptists Disaster Recovery will be working in the long-term recovery phase of this disaster. If you are interested in receiving updates about volunteer opportunities click here.

Funds will be a continuous need throughout the recovery process. Click here to give to Texas Baptists Disaster Recovery.

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