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Harvey Relief Resource Center: Supplies Available
9/2/2017

This page contains information to help the many, many CSCRC members affected by Hurricane Harvey and the related flooding. Please check back here often for updates.


Newest Update:

The Houston Carpenters & Millwrights Training Center is now set-up as the Hurricane Harvey Relief Headquarters for UBC carpenters and millwrights. We are stocking supplies such as water, cleaning supplies and sheetrock for our members.

In order to receive the sheetrock, please complete the application process and be approved for assistance through the CSCRC Relief Fund. Here’s an application. The form has to be completed, submitted, and approved prior to receiving the sheetrock.

For those members who are already approved, please go to the Training Center at 8505 Glenvista Street, Houston, TX 77061.


Previous Updates:

WATER & HOME GOODS NEEDED!
We are in need of bottled water, towels, bedding, cleaning supplies, toiletries, diapers, etc. for our brothers and sisters in need. Please bring your donations to any of our Local Training centers. Here's a link to show where they are located. We ask that you DO NOT bring clothing.

HELPFUL LINKS
The Texas State Building & Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO has published "A Worker's Guide to Hurricane Harvey Assistance": 

 
CSCRC RELIEF FUND IS ACTIVATED
You may request up to $1,000. The money may be used to repair damage to your primary residence, to pay your car insurance deductible, or for living expenses (hotel, transportation) if you were forced to leave your home due to the damage or an evacuation. There may also be funds available for rental assistance if you have had to relocate. Click here to apply online.


MONETARY DONATIONS NEEDED TO HELP OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS
Nearly every Local Union in the Central South Carpenters Regional Council has members who experienced loss because of this historic natural disaster. Please consider making a donation to the CSCRC Relief Fund so that we can get aid to our brothers and sisters who are devastated by Hurricane Harvey and the 500-year flood that it caused. Please make your check out to CSCRC Relief Fund and mail it to: CSCRC Relief Fund, 2850 Massachusetts Avenue, Metairie, LA 70003. Thank you.