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Disaster Resource Center to Remain Open Until Jan. 10

The Disaster Resource Center, located at Granger Recreation Center, 1310 W Avenue F, Garland,  will be open until Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016 at 3 p.m.

The Center, open daily from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., provides a convenient central location giving volunteers, residents impacted by the tornado, and local agencies, a place to connect. Since the Center’s opening, more than 650 families have been assisted.

Operated by the Cities of Garland and Rowlett, along with Dallas County VOAD, the center serves three functions:

Volunteer Reception Center (VRC):   Volunteers register and are referred to local agencies to assist with relief efforts.  

Donations Management:  Service organizations, with an established donations plan in place, receive and distribute donated items to disaster victims.

Client Disaster Services Center:  Residents impacted by the tornado can gain access to a multitude of available resources including supplies and services.

Go to GarlandTx.gov for updates, or follow “City of Garland, Texas Government” on Facebook or @GarlandTxgov on Twitter.



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