Hurricane Harvey

EAST COUNTY ’S TWO CHICK-FIL-A RESTAURANTS HOLDING FUNDRAISER FOR HURRICANE HARVEY VICTIMS

 

East County News Service

September 11, 2017 (La Mesa) – The two Chick-fil-A restaurants in the East County in Santee and La Mesa will host a fundraiser on Tuesday, Sept. 19 to support recovery efforts for Houston’s victims of Hurricane Harvey. Chick-fil-A officials said both stores will donate 15 percent of all sales between 5 and 8 p.m. to a Chick-fil-A fund earmarked for Houston residents.

SYCUAN TRIBE DONATES $25,000 TO JJ WATT'S HOUSTON FLOOD RELIEF FUND

 

Source: Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation

September 6, 2017 (San Diego's East County) - The Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation has donated $25,000 to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. The donation will go directly to JJ Watt’s Houston Flood Relief Fund, which has generated over $28 million in donations.

RESIDENTS WARNED TO BE WARY OF HURRICANE HARVEY SCAMS

 

Image credit:  PhotoSpin

September 2, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office warned residents to be careful when donating to charities that promise to help victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. The DA’s Office is offering important consumer advice and information to avoid becoming a victim of charity scams.

NURSES “URGENTLY NEEDED” IN HOUSTON AND SURROUNDING FLOODED AREAS

 

East County News Service

August 31, 2017 (Houston) -- Supplemental Health Care is working with multiple hospitals in Houston and surrounding flooded areas in southeastern Texas to help provide urgently needed registered nurses (RNs)  of all specialties.  “We need R Ns with a minimum of one year RN experience who can commit to traveling to Texas to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts immediately,” says Mary Lucas, chief talent officer for Supplemental Health Care.

ICE DEPLOYS TEAMS TO HELP IN HURRICANE RESCUES, SAYS IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT WON’T BE DONE AT EVACATION CENTERS OR OTHER SITES HELPING VICTIMS

 

Source:  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

August 31, 2017 (San Diego) -- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has deployed approximately 200 law enforcement personnel from Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) and Special Response Teams (SRTs) around the country, including San Diego, to provide security for search and rescue teams and to assist with search and rescue operations in Southeast Texas in response to Hurricane Harvey. 

LOCAL WINERY HOSTS “LABOR DAY DOLLAR DOGS” TO BENEFIT RESCUE OF PETS LOST IN HURRICANE HARVEY

 

By Miriam Raftery

August 30, 2017 (Warner Springs) – Wings of Rescue is working to fly out pets stranded or lost from areas flooded by Hurricane Harvey.  On Monday from 12 noon to 4 p.m., Hawk Watch Winery in Warner Springs is hosted a benefit for Wings of Rescue’s hurricane relief efforts.

HURRICANE HARVEY KNOCKS OUT LOCAL CRAWFISH BOIL

 

By Rebecca Jefferis Williamson

August 26, 2017 (La Mesa) -- Hurricane Harvey, in addition to ravaging the Texas coast, hit locally at La Mesa’s The Hills Local Pub.

“So, Louisiana Fishing Company was unable to send us crawfish for our Crawfish Boil due to Hurricane Harvey”, said the Hills’ manager, Leilani Donea.  “We got the call yesterday.” As a result, they had to cancel today’s scheduled “La Mesa’s Block Party and Crawfish Boil,” a fundraiser for the La Mesa Police Department’s PEER Support Group.