If you need assistance in Gainesville, please call 940-668-5435.
If you would like to help out the flood victims in Cooke County, the American Red Cross is taking donations at 1608 West Highway 82 in Gainesville. You can reach them at 940-665-5591. They will be providing food for all volunteers and victims on Saturday.
The Quality Inn in Denton has just replaced their box springs and mattresses and have their older ones free to whoever needs them. Call Hector at the Quality Inn in Denton at 940-387-3511 for more information.
The Commerce Street Church of Christ in Gainesville is assisting victims. They will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday.
The Salvation Army is offering a canteen lunch Wednesday at the Archer Street Apartments at 1950 West Pecan in Sherman.
Click here for specific instructions or call 903-813-4248 on what to do if you have flood damage in Grayson County.
You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org.
County Website : www.co.grayson.tx.us
Sherman residents need to call the city at 903-892-7206.
Grayson County residents need to call the County:
Sherman/Denison-- through EMC/Mayors, City managers, Council
-summary of damage assessment
-must capture damage and dollar amounts
Grayson Disaster Relief Group managed through United Way
-903-893-1920 money, clothing, perishable, nonperishable
Grayson County Red Cross at 903-465-1330.
Co. Judge Drue Bynum --903-813-4228
Emer. Op. Center-- Jerry White, coordinator, 903-818-7694
903-813-4248 for directions
posted in main foyer of courthouse
FROM FLOOD DISASTER UPDATE MEETING:
TRAUMA COUNSELING (211) : provided by MHMR, crisis hotline 903-957-4701
SHELTER: FAIRVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH
222 WEST TAYLOR
SHERMAN, TX 75092
They will take pets on a case-by-case basis. Red Cross is at this site and providing meals to residents. As of Wednesday, they can take 50 more individuals to stay.
Starting Thursday 6/21, the fixed feeding site will be at Albertson's on Taylor St. in Sherman. Lunch will be at 12 p.m. and dinner between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. They will also begin to provide case work on medical needs only and give referrals for food and clothing. The Red Cross will call and update us tomorrow.
Food and other items:
The Salvation Army will provide a Visa debit card in the amount of $100 per person. Head of household must provide proof of rental with a lease agreement and bring in Social Security cards and IDs for each family member. Home owner must bring in a bill, gas or electric that has his or her name on it with the owner's address. Salvation Army will contact landlord for proof of flood. They can purchase anything they need with this card. They can also get a voucher for the Salvation Army store to purchase clothing.
AT&T has offered to suspend phones for flood victims so that fees will not be charged. 903-821-3668. Contact Mr. Hynes.
Call Jerry White at 903-813-4247 for hazardous material assistance
Sherman: please put items on curb in three different piles:
3. Regular trash
Make donations to Grayson Disaster Relief Group and put in memo on the check 'flood victim'.