11 local volunteers helping with Harvey relief efforts in Texas

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — 11 local American Red Cross volunteers are helping with relief efforts for Texas.

Tropical Storm Harvey has brought in devastating flooding in Houston, and at least two people have died as a result of the storm.

More rain is expected to come and many people have been forced to leave all that they own behind.

“It’s all just materialistic stuff that’s always kept in your mind, and it’s always going to be there, so it’s good, but it’s just hard,” Tyler Robinson, who was rescued from the floods, said.

Here are the local Red Cross volunteers:

  • John Bieger, East Amherst
  • Ron Chwojdak, Silver Creek
  • Laurie Hagen, West Seneca
  • Norman Kehl, Strykersville
  • Robert Klinshaw, Lockport
  • Mark Kumro, East Aurora
  • Bogdan Miazga, Cheektowaga
  • Stuart Moore, Allegany
  • Joan Priebe, Depew
  • Diane Sargent, Lockport
  • Terry Sweet, Portageville

If you want to give financial support to the Red Cross, visit redcross.org, call 1-800-435-7669 or text the word “HARVEY” to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

The City of Houston’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund is also accepting donations online and through checks.

Checks can be sent to:

Greater Houston Community Foundation

5120 Woodway Drive

Suite 6000

Houston, TX 77056MORE | Find a Red Cross location near you here.

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