For nine days, cars lined up a mile in each direction in front of the Southeast Texas Food Bank in Beaumont. Hurricane Harvey had cut off the city from the surrounding area leaving residents with nowhere to turn for food and water except the Food Bank and isolating the Food Bank from the rest of the area it serves – eight total counties in Southeast Texas.
In those days following Harvey, uncertainty hung thick in the air. Even though the rains had passed, whole communities had been swallowed by flooding and residents were uncertain if more was to come. One year later, Salvation Army is still working to help those in need.
The boxes of prepackaged meals ready to eat multiplied and grew along walls and in hallways, a sign of the generosity pouring into Southeast Texas from across the country. As the president and CEO of the United Way of Beaumont and North Jefferson County, Karyn Husbands and her team were facing how to coordinate with nonprofits across the region. Luckily, her team quickly had an answer for the MREs.
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For too many people, hearing the words "you have cancer" can be one of the darkest moments in life. Entergy Texas is bringing light to the darkness of cancer through the support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 2018 Light the Night walk on Sunday, Oct. 14 at Town Green Park in The Woodlands.
Bike the Big Easy on Oct. 13 helps raise funds for Entergy New Orleans’ The Power to Care customer assistance program.
Entergy’s eTech program helps Second Harvest Food Bank reduce energy costs, increase efficiency and improve operations.
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They weren’t summoned by the sheriff like in the Wild West. This posse was part of Posse New Orleans, the local chapter of a national program that provides college preparation, access and support for low-income minority students.