August 2017 – Present / Houston, Texas
Hurricane Harvey has brought unprecedented destruction to Texas and the real toll of lives lost, communities hurting, and homes and businesses destroyed is just beginning to unfold. Harvey is the most powerful hurricane to hit the US since 2005, superseding Hurricane Sandy. The recovery is going to be long and hard; that’s why All Hands Volunteers has committed to be on the ground for at least two years, helping families recover from this disaster. We need your support, through donations and offers to volunteer.
ALL HANDS VOLUNTEERS AT WORK
This is the fourth time that All Hands Volunteers has responded in the Gulf Coast region of Texas in the last two years alone. That makes this response personal for us.
Operating in Fort Bend County, Harris County, and Aransas Pass our teams are knee deep in mucking and gutting, mold sanitation, chainsaw work and debris removal – the first big leaps toward getting families back into their homes. Another team continues to operate the VRC (Volunteer Reception Center) in Aransas Pass, enabling volunteers to effectively plug into the response effort. To date, we have put 1172 volunteers to work through the VRC alone.
RESULTS TO DATE
*Completed=Stage one of the response as determined by the needs of the homeowner. May include mucking and gutting, mold sanitation, chainsaw work and debris removal.
A TWO YEAR COMMITMENT TO TEXAS RECOVERY
We understand that Texas has a long road ahead and All Hands Volunteers is committed for the long term. So we have committed to be in Texas for at least two years. That’s what it takes to Rebuild Hope for families and communities after a disaster like Hurricane Harvey. So that’s what we do; we stay until the job is done.
OTHER IMPORTANT NEWS
Please donate today to help the thousands of families who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. All donations will be used to help victims recover and rebuild over the difficult weeks and months to come.