To meet the continued needs of residents impacted by the recent flooding, the American Red Cross is teaming up with other relief agencies and government partners to open a Multi-Agency Resource Center in New Braunfels, Texas and has opened an assistance center in San Marcos, Texas. Red Cross caseworkers will be at each center to sit down one-on-one with each impacted family to provide assistance, and volunteers will be stationed outside to distribute clean-up supplies.
Location: Elks Lodge, 353 S. Seguin Avenue, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Operating Hours: Sunday 11/8, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Dunbar Recreation Center, 801 Martin Luther King Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666
Operating Hours: Friday 11/6 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 11/7 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 11/8 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The Multi-Agency Resource Center at the Dove Springs Recreation Center in Austin remains open 11:00 am through 7:00 pm through Tuesday; additional days and hours will be announced when it is available. The Red Cross is also working closely with community partners and local government agencies in neighborhood counties and will open additional assistance centers if needed.
The Red Cross is also working closely with community partners and local government agencies in neighboring counties and will open additional assistance centers if needed.
For anyone in need of a safe place to stay, the Red Cross is providing shelter at locations across Central Texas. Visit this blog post at redcrosscstr.wordpress.com for current locations.
HOW TO HELP People can help by donating to Red Cross Disaster Relief by visiting redcross.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Donations to Disaster Relief will be used to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from disasters big and small. We respond to nearly 70,000 other disasters every year, from home fires to wildfires and more. Learn more about how Disaster Relief donations have helped people affected by previous disasters including home fires.