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Ways To Help West, Texas Victims In Need

Ways To Help West, Texas Victims In Need

There are still several dozen unaccounted for and over 150 people hurt due to the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, near Waco. The public is now reaching out to find victims, and help any way they can.

SEARCH FOR MISSING PERSONS:

Missing Persons Number to call: 254-826-4115

"Safe and Well" People Finder

DONATIONS:

Today, Mac at Gallery Furniture and John Eagle Honda have cartnered up to provide two drop off locations in the Houston area throughout the day till about 6p.m. Friday evening. After Friday, call to check on new donation schedules.

HONDA: 18787 Northwest Freeway at West Road in northwest Houston.

GALLERY FURNITURE: I-45 North between Tidwell and Parker.

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Baylor University in Waco, TX

Extraco Events Center will be setting up to take donations. For information call 254-776-1660

GIVE BLOOD - Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center

HEB Pharmacy in the Woodway area is staying open all night to help accommodate West residents who may be injured and need prescriptions filled.

Oncor Power Outage Information

Scott & White Blood Donation center is open until 2:30a.m. Thursday and will reopen at 8a.m. Friday morning.

Turner's on Austin, located in downtown Waco, is taking refugees with pets. The address is 721 Austin Ave. Contact Shane Turner at (254) 644-7904.

Houston's Morning News with Matt Patrick spoke with Shane Warner with our sister station Newstalk 1230, to discuss updates in the West, TX. explosion and aftermath where rescue and recovery efforts continue. Relief efforts also continue around the city of Houston. Listen in for details on what's needed and how you can help.

EMERGENCY RESOURCES:

LIVE EMERGENCY MAP

American Red Cross - Waco Chapter

West Texas Emergency Resources

HOSPITALS HELPING VICTIMS:

Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center in Waco

Hill Regional Hospital

 

Offers of aid of any kind for West, TX residents

Offers of housing for those displaced by West, TX explosion

Offers for more housing

Parkland Hospital in Dallas

Providence Healthcare Network in Waco

Red Cross Safe & Well

Scott & White Memorial in Temple

IF YOU NEED SUPPORT:

If anyone needs someone to talk to: SAMHSA 1-800-985-5990 ( Hard of Hearing/TTY: 1-800-846-8517 ) Text: 'TalkWithUs' to 66746 Available 24/7 right now, available as part of the Boston Bombings. This is a free Federal Government service. You'll be redirected to the nearest crisis center.

SOCIAL MEDIA SUPPORT:

"In Memory of West, TX Firefighters" Facebook Page

"Prayers for West" Facebook Page

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