HOW TO HELP THOSE AFFECTED BY
EXPLOSION IN WEST, TEXAS
FINANCIAL GIFTS ARE THE BEST WAY TO HELP!
- FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO VOLUNTARY AGENCIES RESPONDING TO DISASTERS IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO HELP
- Cash allows disaster agencies to purchase exactly what is needed
- To make a financial gift to the organization of your choice, CLICK HERE for a list of Texas VOAD members responding to the disaster. Texas Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster does not promote one charity over another. Please donate to a charity of your choice.
- DO NOT GO TO THE SCENE OF A DISASTER
- At this point, volunteers are not needed
- The arrival of unexpected volunteers will interfere with response efforts
- STAY SAFE by volunteering with a reputable agency!
- Volunteers will be needed most during the recovery phase.
- Please be patient and WAIT until relief agencies can train you and use your help
- Currently material donations if any are listed at the bottom of the page
- Donate ONLY those things that are requested by officials and bring them to the official designated collection centers – if established
- Items not needed may go to waste and get in the way of relief efforts