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Rockport Recovery and Rescue Effort

$3,590 of $4,500 goal

Raised by 24 people in 23 months

 


Rockport Rescue and Recovery is a team of Austinites who have friends and family directly impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Our friends in Rockport, TX are in the process of rebuilding their lives and we intend to help them. We are in frequent contact with local coordinators and receive daily updates on various ways to help. The city and fire department are requesting specific items (generators, gas, chainsaws, building materials, tarps, food, etc) and as donations come in, this list changes.

Our goal is for the funds of this campaign to go directly towards purchasing the most updated list of supplies needed. Obtaining these goods and materials can prove challenging considering the limited resources in the Rockport area, thus our reason for purchasing items in Austin. Our team will head to Rockport this Sunday to deliver supplies, pending approval from local authorities. We will continue this process until the campaign funds have been exhausted.

Every donation matters and we encourage you to donate whatever you can. We truly cannot do this without your support.


For more information and to track our progress, please visit our FaceBook page at:

https://www.facebook.com/Rockportrecoveryandrescue/

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Ladies and gents, we would like to thank you on behalf of Larry, Tomas, Nora, Michelle, Lee, Chris and many others in Rockport who directly received help and support from your kind donations.

We provided chainsaws, generators, food, tools, love and manpower. Not to mention some cash to get a back hoe to Rockport to help clear brush and downed trees. Your donations also helped a local family to buy a small generator and compact fridge to store insulin for a type 2 diabetic.

At $3,590 we exceeded our initial goal of $1,500 and had to raise it up.

The campaign will end this Friday, September 15th at 6:00pm CST.

All remaining funds are going to be withdrawn and presented in check or cash form to a few needy folks who have asked for help in Rockport.

Continued donations until Friday are very welcome and will go directly to someone who needs it now.

We are thinking about buying some tires for first responders who have been transporting people back and forth to health appointments - amazing people.

Thank you for all of the love - help us buy some tires!
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Wow.
This is truly amazing. We hope to purchase another generator and chain saw today with your support!

Thank you so much for your love and donations. Our friends and families in Rockport are amazed at all of the love so far.

I attached a picture of the generators and chainsaw your support has already provided.
Here are the generators and chainsaw!
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Thank you so much for the help and support. We have already bought 2 generators and a few chain saws. We are waiting to hear from folks on the ground in Rockport to see what is needed at this point.
We will continue to accept cash donations until further notice.
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Wow, we've only been up for a couple of hours and already have $250 in donations!

Please share our cause. We are in contact now with people on the ground and this money will go directly to their needs.
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$3,590 of $4,500 goal

Raised by 24 people in 23 months
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DV
$200
Dawn Vincent
22 months ago
$100
Brook Bascom
22 months ago
AP
$50
Alex Pickett
22 months ago
JF
$100
Jackie Flores
22 months ago
SS
$2,000
Steve Sparks
22 months ago
$25
Irma Wilhite
22 months ago
MF
$150
Mariah Finleon
22 months ago
$100
Anonymous
22 months ago
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$20
Dianna Claffey
22 months ago
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$50
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22 months ago
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