Northeast Texas Habitat for Humanity is providing disaster relief for those in Upshur County who have been affected by the recent tornadoes. NETXHFH is offering tarp installation, chainsaw work, a local supply drive with a single distribution day from Ore City, and insurance guidance for those affected.
Individuals who would like to donate materials and supplies can drop items off at Ore City Community Center at 408 E. Althea St, Ore City, Thursday through Monday, March 24-28 from 10 am until 4 pm each day or at East Texas Builders Association at 2023 Alpine Rd., Longview on Thursday, March 24 and Friday, March 25 from 8 am-4 pm. Items needed are bottled water, snacks, sports drinks, chapstick, large roofing tarps, work gloves, cleaning products, cleaning wipes, paper towels, baby items, dog or cat food, contractor-grade trash bags, toiletries, white t-shirts, socks, chain saw workers, blankets and hand sanitizer.
“The framework of Habitat is to work with everyone to secure safe homes and repair the homes of our neighbors. We are thankful for the opportunity to serve the people and community who need our help.” LaJuan Hollis-Gordon, CEO
NETXHFH is also taking monetary donations to assist with the relief and repairs of damaged homes. Financial donations can be mailed to NETXHFH, PO Box 2551, Longview 75606, or online at www.netxhfh.org.