Silsbee’s Economic Development Corporation sent out a community-wide call for help Saturday, March 10.
Help is needed to sustain 60 students from Howard University, in Washington DC, will be in Silsbee to help with disaster relief efforts.
“They will be working on homes with our Connect Outreach Organization,” Pastor Arthur Smith said.
“We have several projects going on in Hardin County and they will be working with Billy Graff on those,” he said. “They will be working exclusively in Hardin County.”
Connect Outreach is based out of the Crestwood Baptist Church on Hwy 69, in Kountze.
Pastor Smith says disaster relief is being done in conjunction with the YYAFA (Youth Young Adult Fellowship Alliance) and the Faith Temple Church of God in Christ, in Silsbee.
The church is housing and feeding the volunteers at their facility in Silsbee, but local volunteers are needed to offer services: cooking, servers, and security; and materials: towels, bedding, and good cheer. There is a Gumbo Dinner was planned for Monday, March 12.
Please contact Pastor Arthur Smith (409) 617-2093 to help. Your contribution is greatly appreciated.