How to help Harvey evacuees in Dallas

 

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Hundreds of Hurricane Harvey evacuees are sleeping at Walnut Hill, Tommie Allen and Samuel Grand recreation centers.  The City of Dallas is opening the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center for as many as 5,000 Gulf Coast residents fleeing unprecedented flooding.

If you feel helpless, here’s the best way to make a difference: Dallas County VOAD‘s Trusted World needs volunteers to help sort the overwhelming number of donations. Sign up for a shift here.

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They also are accepting donations of needed items:

  • brand new underwear and socks
  • brand new warm-ups for men, women, children and infants
  • toiletries/hygiene products
  • baby formula
  • baby wipes
  • bottles
  • diapers
  • Graco Pack ‘n Plays

These items can be dropped off at 15660 N. Dallas Parkway daily between 3-8 p.m.

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