Dow and Good360 Donate and Distribute 57 Trailers to Families in Need

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The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and Good360, a global leader in product philanthropy and purposeful giving, have joined together to donate and distribute 57 trailers to families whose homes were destroyed by Hurricane Harvey and volunteers assisting in recovery. This effort is a continuation of the commitment made by both organizations to aid disaster recovery efforts not just in the immediate aftermath, but also to rebuild and ensure community resiliency in the mid- and long-term. Read more…

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Resilience & Renewal for Disaster Responders

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A Time to Rest, Refocus, Recharge Please Register and Save the Date Thursday, July 12, 2018  9:00am-4:00pm; registration 8:30am-9:00am  Port Aransas Community Center 408 North Alister Street Port Aransas, Texas 78373 For all who have responded to Hurricane Harvey. Benefits Include: Enjoy time and space for rest and reflection Share experiences that impacted you Recognize and learn to alleviate common signs of stress Strengthen positive connections in your life Learn tools and develop a plan for resilience Register by copying this into your browser: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PortAransas For questions, contact Sandy Pinaire at (361) 945-3331 Sponsored by Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, New Day Port A, and Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group    

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Making Houses Into Homes In Port Aransas

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When Hurricane Harvey hit southeast Texas, one of the hardest hit areas was Port Aransas. This fishing and tourism-based town felt the full force of Harvey’s first landfall, as the category 4 hurricane ripped through the small coastal community. The storm left many families without a home – 80% of school-aged children in the area were classified as homeless for much of the school year. Read more…

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Port Aransas Still Facing Long Recovery

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Parts of Port Aransas still unrecognizable in photos taken a month after Harvey So far, 136,000 cubic yards of debris has been removed from the city, and 6,000 cubic yards are being removed daily, he said. The amount of debris removed each day looks as if a yard of trash was piled on top of an entire football field. See the photos and read the full story:

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