Buckner Children and Family Services of Deep East Texas is collecting in-kind donations to aid victims of Hurricane Katrina seeking refuge in the region.
The following items may be delivered to
“The mission of Buckner is to assist in the healing and restoration of children and families in challenging life situations,” said Judy Morgan, executive director, Buckner Children and Family Services–Deep East Texas. “Certainly the evacuees are facing unimaginable challenges, and we want to do whatever we can to ease the burden for them. Though not a disaster relief organization, Buckner has been providing food, clothing, shelter, and care to people in need since its inception in 1879. Our prayers go out to those devastated by this national tragedy.”
In addition to humanitarian aid and counseling, Buckner is working with Love INC and other shelters to provide emergency housing.
Monetary donations may be made online at www.buckner.org or mailed to Buckner, attention Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund,