UPDATED 3 p.m. Tuesday—Firefighters in Grimes County are in need of bottled water, Gatorade and snacks. Donations can be dropped off at the fire station at 1200 Rudel in Tomball.
UPDATED 3 p.m. Tuesday – Volunteers with the Katy Fire Department will be going back and forth to BASTROP to bring donations to fire-stricken areas in CENTRAL TEXAS. Firefighters in Bastrop are asking for baby wipes, Visine, Vaseline, white T-shirts, industrial-grade goggles and hand towels. You can take your donation to 1417 Avenue D in Katy. They will also be accepting items for those who’ve lost their homes, including bedding, clothes and household items.
UPDATED 3:30 p.m. Tuesday – The Texas Wildfire Relief Fund– a statewide non-profit organization – and the State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas are in urgent need of donations to help equip volunteer firefighters across the state with the clothing, supplies and safety equipment they need to battle the wildfires.
Secure, tax-deductible online donations can be made to the Texas Wildfire Relief Fund at txwildfirerelief.org.
American Red Cross Donations
For Montgomery county only:
In-kind Donations - http://www.helpourcounty.org/. Click on "Donate Goods," register self, click on "GiftMatch. Log in information about donations. Please note large items separately.
Financial Donations - Go to http://www.helpourcounty.org/. Click on "Donate Goods," Register self, click on "Donate." Make a donation by credit card.
Volunteer - Go to http://www.helpourcounty.org/. Click on "Volunteer," register self, click on "Opportunities." Search for "Fires 2011 Volunteers" or find it in the listing. Montgomery County United Way is the agency
P.S. I will get back to daily life blogging shortly, I just think this is more important at the moment. Thanks for understanding!