FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Southeast Houston Homeless Ministry Needs Donations to Help Houston’s Homeless Recover from Catastrophic Flood

HOUSTON, TEXAS (Updated Thursday, August 2, 2018)

Hurricane Harvey continues to make life difficult for Houston residents and the homeless population because of the slow release of funds for recovery and the diversion of help from the homeless population because of more pressing needs on a personal and family scale. With the 2018 hurricane season now upon us, life continues to be weary and hard for the more vulnerable among us.

HOUSTON, TEXAS (Thursday, August 30, 2017)

Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston area, causing catastrophic flooding and impacting the lives of thousands of people. For Houston’s homeless population, the storm’s impact was felt even more so. “They who had so little have lost everything, “ says Rosie Flannigan, volunteer with Crossroads at Park Place, a homeless ministry in Southeast Houston. Donations are especially needed now, so that Crossroads can provide homeless men and women with the basics that were lost during the flood.

Financial donations can be made on their website at https://crossroadsatparkplaceorg.presencehost.net/how-to-help/donate.html.  In additional to financial support, Crossroads is seeking donations of clean men’s and women’s clothing, new socks and new underwear,  walking and tennis shoes, and bedding.  Clothing donations can be dropped off at Crossroads on Monday-Thursday, 7 am - 12 pm at their facility located at 3827 Broadway Street, Houston TX 77017.  

Persons interested in making donations or volunteering may contact Jim Brackeen, Executive Director, at  713-419-7831.

Crossroads at Park Place is a homeless ministry in Southeast Houston, whose mission is to provide services that promote the health, hygiene and dignity of all persons experiencing homelessness and poverty in Southeast Houston. http://crossroadsatparkplace.org/

Contact:

Jim Brackeen, Executive Director

713-419-7831

jhbrackeen@gmail.com

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