MC-CARES mobilizes to provide disaster resources and relief for Flood Victims
Montgomery County, TX (August, 29, 2017) – The MC-CARES (Montgomery County Community Assistance Recovery Efforts and Services) is a collaborative team of non-profit organizations, local congregations and county agencies created to respond and help citizens of Montgomery County to recover from disasters. The team activated this week in response to Hurricane Harvey and the flooding it has brought to Montgomery County.
MC-CARES, led in partnership by Interfaith of The Woodlands and United Way, has announced five donation collection sites in Montgomery County. These Hubs are prepared to accept donations. The following items are most needed: baby food, baby formula, diapers, new undergarments, hygiene products, water, squeeze pouch fruit and vegetables, easy open canned fruit and vegetables, pasta and convenience meals, granola bars, toilet paper, paper towels, mops, brooms, garbage bags, towels, and blankets. The Hubs are as follows:
Central Montgomery County:
Crisis Assistance Center – 1022 McCall Ave. Conroe, TX 77301, Phone: 936-539-1096
Falcon Steel America – 3575 Pollok Dr., Conroe, TX 77303
South Montgomery County:
Interfaith of The Woodlands – 4242 Interfaith Way, The Woodlands, TX 77381, Phone: 281-367-1230
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Parish – 7801 Bay Branch Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77382
East Montgomery County:
Mission Northeast – 22098 Loop 494 New Caney, TX 77357, Phone: 281-354-1200
Additionally, the Montgomery County Food Bank will be accepting mass quantity food, personal care items and toiletries at: One Food for Life Way, Conroe, TX 77385 Phone: 936-539-6686 (GPS will recognize- 1 Prospect Point Conroe, TX 77385)
Monetary donations to help county-wide flood recovery efforts can be directed to: United Way- 1600 Lake Front Circle Ste. 248, The Woodlands, TX 77380 Phone: 281-292-4155
MC-CARES is in direct communication with Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Montgomery County disaster response representatives to continue to meet ongoing needs. Those affected can call the United Way Hotline at 281-292-4155 x 245 or the Office of Emergency Management Hotline at 936-523-3916 to report property damage, Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm. Please see the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management website for up-to-date shelter openings.