Skip Navigation Links
Front Page
About GNSExpand About GNS
CommunitiesExpand Communities
EducationExpand Education
Links Directory
Medicine & Science
Opinion/ForumExpand Opinion/Forum
Public Safety

The Salvation Army
News Release
Sunday, August 27, 2017

Galveston County, TX (August 27, 2017) – As catastrophic flooding continues in the Houston and surrounding areas, The Salvation Army is helping with rescue efforts of local municipalities in Galveston County.

In Texas City, high water rescues are being executed and evacuees brought to the Sanders Vincent Community Center at 501 4th Avenue North in Texas City.

Shelter coordinators are asking for donations of food, blankets, pillows, shoes, clothes and toiletries. Currently there are 100 people are varying ages and sizes. That number is expected to grow. 

The City of Hitchcock is conducting high water rescues and bringing evacuees to The Salvation Army Center of Hope in Galveston. The Salvation Army has converted its chapel and classrooms into dorms to house the survivors. 

Donations to support The Salvation Army’s Hurricane Harvey relief efforts can be made at or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY. 

For more information about The Salvation Army of Galveston County’s efforts regarding Hurricane Harvey, follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter @ArmyGalvest.

For the most up-to-date emergency disaster services news from The Salvation Army in Texas, please visit:

Remembering Jim Guidry

Guidry News Service is headquartered in Midtown Houston.
at 4001 Fannin Street, Suite 4109, Houston, TX. 77004-4077
(409) 763 NEWS(6397)
© 1996, Guidry News Service. Duplication of any part of this website in any manner is prohibited.