San Marcos Students Find Hope in Recovery

August 14, 2018 Austin, TX – Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) continues to assist individuals (mostly students) impacted by the San Marcos Fires affecting over 100 units (approx. 200 people) and taking five lives on July 20th. ADRN continues to provide hope in the midst of recovery and meet the needs of those seeking assistance. To date, ADRN and our network of churches have responsed: 88 survivors (mostly college students) provided with Emotional and Spiritual care, given emergency financial assistance, prayed with and offered to be connected to a local church to walk with them (sponsored) 47 survivors initially requested sponsorship A gathering of Pastors was held at Promiseland, San Marcos on July 25 and pastors along with their churches united to respond to the need 2 Shepherd trainings were held in San Marcos 32 survivors have been matched with a shepherd, most of which are from that area but some from other parts of Greater Austin. 2 survivors await to be shepherded (some of the initial 47 no longer have need) DONATIONS NEEDED ADRN has distributed $17,600 in gift cards to help meet the emergency needs of these survivors; Approximately $5,500 has been raised for our General Relief fund…

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Chili’s® Sponsors ADRN

Join ADRN in raising funds for the flood survivors and support our efforts to help rebuild lives and their homes by EATING and GIVING at Chilli’s® restaurants on Wednesday, November 13th from 4 pm-close (11pm). Print this flyer and bring with you to give back 10% of event day sales to ADRN from all participating locations!!!! Thank you for your support! PARTICIPATING Chili’s locations include: All Austin Area locations Bastrop Buda Cedar Park Gerogetown Hutto Pflugerville Round Rock Download Chili’s Event Flyer

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KOHL's Associates Deliver

We would like to thank KOHL’s who brought together over 52 associates from various stores through out the state to come in and help ADRN at our HOPE FAMILY THRIFT STORE. Stores represented were the following: Georgetown, North Austin, Leander, Killeen, Temple, Sunset Valley, Round Rock, Kyle and a few associates traveled from the district office out of Houston. The volunteers helped sort, price and itemize clothing to help us move donated items, given by the community, on to the floor, providing flood survivors with more items to select from while shopping. We are thankful for partners in the community like KOHL’s and others who continue to give of their time to others who are in great need.  ADRN is donating items to flood survivors to help meet their immediate needs following the Memorial Weekend floods affecting various counties throughout the area. To date, ADRN has given away over $10,000 in clothing to flood survivors. To volunteer with ADRN at our Thrift Store, visit our site.    

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KOHL’s Associates Deliver

We would like to thank KOHL’s who brought together over 52 associates from various stores through out the state to come in and help ADRN at our HOPE FAMILY THRIFT STORE. Stores represented were the following: Georgetown, North Austin, Leander, Killeen, Temple, Sunset Valley, Round Rock, Kyle and a few associates traveled from the district office out of Houston. The volunteers helped sort, price and itemize clothing to help us move donated items, given by the community, on to the floor, providing flood survivors with more items to select from while shopping. We are thankful for partners in the community like KOHL’s and others who continue to give of their time to others who are in great need.  ADRN is donating items to flood survivors to help meet their immediate needs following the Memorial Weekend floods affecting various counties throughout the area. To date, ADRN has given away over $10,000 in clothing to flood survivors. To volunteer with ADRN at our Thrift Store, visit our site.    

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