RESOURCES | Several groups donating food, supplies this weekend

BEAUMONT - Several groups will be providing supplies and assistance this weekend to Southeast Texans affected by Harvey.

Among the groups on Saturday are the Texas PTA, which will be giving away school supplies at several HEB stores, a group from New Orleans, who will be serving up jambalaya and offering supplies in Deweyville, and a Kentucky priest, originally from Orange, who will be bringing $80,000 in supplies for Orange County residents.

On Sunday supplies donated by a Chicago Muslim group will be distributed at a Beaumont mosque.

SATURDAY

A team of doctors and nurses from the Syrian American Medical Society Foundation, including a pediatrician, cardiologist and general practioner, will be available for check-ups for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Save our Children International will also be on hand giving out bags and other pediatric needs to the children.

Food and supplies will also be available.

  • Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Mt. Gilead MBC
    710 Interstate 10 E, Beaumont

 

#FillTheBackPack

The Texas PTA will be handing out school supplies on Saturday, Sept. 16 at HEB stores in Beaumont, Groves and Orange. Supplies limited to 720 packs per location

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  • 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
    Beaumont HEB
    3590 College
     
  • 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Groves HEB
    5000 32nd St
     
  • 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Orange HEB
    2424 16th St

 

SECOND LINE  TEXAS RELIEF

A group of New Orleans residents calling themselves "Second Line Texas Relief" will be serving up FREE jambalaya Saturday in Deweyville until they run out.

The group will also be distributing new household items donated by "your friends in New Orleans."

Supplies include mops, brooms, laundry detergent, diapers, new toys, new “kitchen in a box” and all new “bathrooms in a box." They say there will be no junk or used items but just the stuff they needed and wanted after Hurricane Katrina.

  • 11 a.m. until supplies run out
    Deweyville Fire Department
    700 Hwy 12 East
    Deweyville

#JimmySuperCenter

Father Jimmy, AKA, Rev. James W. Sichko, of the Diocese of Lexington, KY, who was raised in Orange, will be hosting #JimmySuperCenter Saturday morning at the St Mary Schoo gym from 8 a.m. until noon.

#JimmySuperCenter will be giving away over $80,000 in new supplies to residents of Orange County and Deweyville. (proof of residency required) Anything not given away will be sent to Florida.

Each family will have one bag to completely fill with supplies. Larger items such as paper towels, brooms, buckets will not fit in such bags, so those items are viewed in addition to a filled bag.

Some bags will have a gold star located within them which will provide an extra gift of such as cash, payment of a utility bill for a month, a years free lunch, theatre tickets or gift cards.

Donuts, Juice, Water and Coffee will be available while supplies last.

  • 8 a.m. until noon (no one allowed on property before 6 a.m.)
    St Mary School gym
    2600 Bob Hall Rd, Orange
    Orange County & Deweyville residents only (Proof of residency required)

 

SUNDAY

An Illinois based Muslim charity, Pious Projects of America, is sending much needed supplies across the country to provide aid to Texans recently affected by Hurricane Harvey.

The Muslim community in Chicago raised over $20,000 along with new donated items that will be delivered by two semi-trucks arriving this Sunday at the Beaumont  mosque.

 

The trucks will carry and distribute boxes of diapers, wipes, regular box mattresses, hundreds of air mattresses, 500 new blankets, new pillows, 50,000 water bottles, and 500 back packs filled with school supplies.

All volunteers are welcome and any Texan is welcome to take what they need

  • Sunday  Sept 17  1 p.m. - 4 p.m. (while supplies last)
    Islamic Society of Triplex
    1270 W Cardinal Dr, Beaumont

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