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Volunteers Ready to Assist Storm Victims

Dallas County VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) has been assisting the City of Garland, City of Rowlett and Dallas County with a MARC (Multi Agency Resource Center), VRC (Volunteer Reception Center) and a Donations Center.

Local nonprofit organizations are ready to assist residents affected by the Dec. 26, 2015 tornado. VOAD organizations present at the Resource Center are offering a multitude of services:

Debris Removal
Assistance in Placing Tarps on Roofs
Sorting Personal Belongings
Packing Assistance
Chain Saw Work
Heavy Equipment for Debris (Skid Steer) 

The VOAD organizations will remain active in the relief effort as long as they are needed.

The Joint Disaster Management Resource Center is located at Granger Recreation Center, 1301 W. Avenue F. Garland, Texas 75040 and is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. 

You may also sign up for tornado clean-up assistance by calling the Crisis Cleanup hotline at 1-800-451-1954 for free help from the VOAD organizations.