June 26, 2016 | 7:30 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Our response to the flooding in Texas has wrapped up, as more than 14,000 people were served by hundreds of volunteers who put in 2,627 volunteer hours. Families were served through distribution of relief supplies, debris removal and cleanup.
June 20, 2016 | 11:00 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Volunteers continue to work with affected residents in Texas reeling from historic flooding. More than 10,000 people have been served and 245 volunteers have completed 2,000+ hours of service.
June 13, 2016 | 10:00 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Our work continues in Texas as we partner with local volunteers to distribute supplies, and assist residents with debris removal and cleanup.Volunteers have put in nearly 1,000 volunteer hours to help more than 5,100 people in need.
June 10, 2016 | 11:00 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.This week, our Disaster Services team has worked with local partners to distribute emergency relief supplies to more than 1,000 families affected by the flooding.Our debris removal operations have begun and we will continue to mobilize local volunteers to distribute relief supplies and assist homeowners with cleanup.
June 3, 2016 | 9:30 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Convoy of Hope’s Disaster Services team is responding after severe storms pummeled areas in Texas causing historic flooding. Governor Greg Abbott has declared a state of disaster across 31 counties and more rain is expected this weekend.“A truckload of supplies — including drinking water, paper towels, trash bags, bleach, cleaners and disaster relief kits — is headed to Houston and surrounding communities and will be distributed to homeowners affected by the storms,” says Stacy Lamb, U.S. response director for Disaster Services. “We’ll deploy our debris removal teams to help families after the rains stop and the waters recede.” According to Lamb, the Disaster Services team has been in contact with several partners in the affected areas, as well as officials from the Texas Department of Emergency Management and the Texas Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters. “In partnership with our great volunteers, our presence in communities suffering from disasters helps families get back on their feet and start the healing process,” adds Lamb. “We can’t do what we do without our partners and volunteers.” Follow the response here.