For those in the area looking for practical ways to give, the City of Grand Prairie employees have organized a donation drive during the United for Houston community festival on Saturday, September 2 from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm, at the Canales Event Center (2000 E. Abram St., Arlington, TX 76010).
The following items will be accepted:
•Canned food and fruit, grains (rice, beans, lentils)
•Personal hygiene products
•Adult and children underwear
•Salt and Sugar
The best and fastest way for Dallas & Fort Worth residents to help the people of Houston is through a financial donation to your charity of choice:
•North Texas Food Bank
•MassCare Task Force
As a reminder, please do not take donated items to shelters, as they do not have the staffing or storage to support such donations. People in the Dallas/Fort Worth area who want to donate new/gently used clothing, toiletries and nonperishables can drop them off at Trusted World, 156660 N. Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75248, from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm daily.
(photo: ABC News)