KATY MAGAZINE I October, 2017
Katy Magazine Editors
Katy Texas Businesses that made a major impact in the aftermath of Harvey.
Gallery Furniture's emergency shelter
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Donated numerous new clothes to flood victims, hundreds of boats for rescues and supplies. Fed U.S. Army, FBI, National Guard, National Forestry Service, Texas DPS State Troopers, FEMA Workers, NYPD, FDNY, emergency responders, and others. Donated over $1 million of clothing and items to flood victims.
Camp Bow Wow Katy Organized and distributed donations for affected families, coordinated donation efforts for pet supplies, and cared for boarded pets while worried Katy families were out of town, providing them with regular safety updates.
Cane Island Opened up their Amenity Village to National Guard and first responders in need of a place to sleep, as a temporary rest stop. Set up beds in the multi-purpose room, residents provided meals, and opened the fitness locker rooms for use of the showers and bathrooms.
Chic-Fil-A Mason Rd.
Donated food for shelter evacuees, first responders and volunteer workers
Provided showers for evacuees and others needing them.
Connolly Dance Arts
Held a successful dance-athon and raised money for Creech Elmentary which was flooded.
Rescued families, gutted homes, fed evacuees, and opened a donation center filled with children's clothing and necessities. ER Katy
Donated HEB gift cards and delivered meals to evacuees and first responders.
Set up a major shelter next to Katy and had furniture giveaways to those impacted.
Golbows Garage Volunteered their equipment to help trucks carrying emergency supplies get wedged out of the katy mills parking lot when they fell through the asphalt because they were too heavy.
Provided free vision services for people impacted by Harvey
Heritage Park of Katy Ten employees remained behind throughout for 48 hours during the storm and endured flooding to care for over 80 residents who had nowhere to go, and helped evacuate them safely when crews arrived.
Katy Elks Lodge Provided food for evacuees and first responders.
Katy Vision Center
Provided free vision care and services for people impacted by Harvey
Set up huge pet rescue areas and distribution center, and also donated space for FEMA reps.
Keller Williams Realty
Organized a disaster relief effort, KW Mega Relief 2017.
Provided showers for workers, evacuees, and first responders.
Mo's Place Hosted a benefit concert for Hurricane Harvey relief and donated the proceeds to local organizations. Mo's crew worked with combat vets from South Carolina and Compassion Katy, West IH -10 Fire Department, and more to collect, organize, and deliver 18-wheelers full of donations that assisted 3,500 families.
Provided massive amounts of food for first responders and evacuees.
Provided hundreds of meals to Katy families
Rock Solid Tae Kwon Do
Set up an emergency shelter for those affected and became a donation and distribution center.
Opened up her school as a shelter and then did an acting camp were all the proceeds were donated to Harvey Relief
Tiger Noodle House Brought food and meals to those in need and flooded neighborhoods, as well as emergency crews and first responders.
Texas Roadhouse Provided free food to first responders and evacuees during Hurricane Harvey, and on September 27, donated 100 percent of restaurant profits to relief organizations.
Texas State of Mind
Cooked for 1200 first responders in 2 days at West Fire station 1 in Katy.
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We also want to acknowledge our amazing first heroes on the scene: Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office, Harris County Sheriff's Office, Katy Police Department, West I-10 Volunteer Fire Department, Katy Fire Department, Willowfork Fire Department, Westlake Fire Department, Harris County Fire Department ESD 48, the United States National Guard, Cajun Navy, Texas Game Wardens, Louisiana Game Wardens, Florida Game Wardens, Sealy Police Department, Precint 5 Constables (Harris County), Precint 3 Constables (Fort Bend County), Midland Texas Police, Webb County Sheriff, Dallas County Sheriff, Office of Emergency Management Offices, and all other first responders and communications officials.
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We will be updating this list through the weeks and months of the aftermath.