H-E-B Donates $50,000 to American Red Cross Relief Efforts

Cypress, TX (April 21, 2016) H-E-B has donated$50,000 to the American Red Cross relief efforts assisting victims of the recent floods in the greater Houston area. H-E-B is also providing aid in response to the devastation with Disaster Relief Cleanup Kits to affected families.

H-E-B has assessed the Houston area communities with the greatest and most immediate needs, and is working to assist families as they recover from this severe weather event.  H-E-B volunteers are preparing home cleaning kits to provide affected families with much-needed supplies.

“We are committed to providing assistance during this time of crisis as many of our neighbors face loss and uncertainty due to the recent floods,” said Winell Herron, group vice president of public affairs, diversity and environmental affairs for H-E-B.  “It is our hope that H-E-B’s donations will help ease the recovery of our displaced neighbors.”

H-E-B has also provided support to local first responders and recovery teams though water donations for both victims and rescuers. The most recent delivery was to Houston Off-Road Recovery, a grassroots community organization that has been delivering food and water to those stranded by the high water or transporting them to dry land.  H-E-B volunteers have been working since the waters rose to distribute more than 63,000 bottles of water.

“We will continue to assist those in need as the recovery process continues,” said Herron.

H-E-B PROVIDES CLEAN UP KITS TO CYPRESS RESIDENTS IMPACTED BY FLOODS

Thousands of Disaster Relief Cleanup Kits to be distributed to impacted residents

WHO/WHAT:           In the wake of the floods affecting the Houston community, H-E-B continues to provide extensive emergency relief to the area residents.  H-E-B will distribute Disaster Relief Cleanup Kits while supplies to residents whose homes were affected by the devastating floods and now beginning the recovery process.  Designated H-E-B locations will distribute a reusable bag filled with trash bags, paper towels, bleach, all-purpose spray cleaner, gloves, sunscreen, and insect repellent to those in need.

H-E-B is committed to standing by the communities it serves during their time of crisis by donating financial support, emergency supplies, drinking water and food, as well as providing efficient ways for customers to assist those affected by a natural disaster.

WHEN:               Thursday, April 21, 2016

                                5 PM – while supplies last

 WHERE:          H-E-B Barker Cypress (Café on the Run)

24224 Northwest Freeway

Cypress 77429‑5683

WHEN:               Friday, April 22, 2016       8 AM – while supplies last

WHERE:            H-E-B GRANT MARKET

4100 Spring Cypress Road

Cypress 77429‑6286

These kits contain most  needed items like trash bags, paper towels, bleach, multi-purpose cleaner, gloves, sunscreen and insect repellent.