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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
FEMA Teams Out in Chambers County Communities to Help Imelda Survivors Housing inspectors and Disaster Survivor Assistance (DSA) teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are in Chambers County to help survivors of Tropical Storm Imelda get connected with potential assistance. DSA TEAMS If you live in an affected area, you may encounter DSA teams as they go door to door to answer questions about the types of help available, help survivors apply for federal assistance, update...
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Federal Disaster Declaration Granted Following Tropical Storm Imelda October 4, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Press Release On October 1st, Governor Abbott sent a letter to President Trump requesting a Presidential Disaster Declaration for six counties in the Gulf Coast region that sustained severe flooding that caused widespread damage. Today, the President granted Governor Abbott’s request that will provide Individual Assistance for those in Chambers, Harris, Jefferson, Liberty, Montgomery, and...
Thursday, September 19, 2019
What Can You Do To Help?   Our neighbors that are impacted by this storm will need help to recover. United Way continues to respond to Hurricane Harvey and is now preparing to respond to Imelda. Once the rain subsides, we know we will need to recruit volunteers, and get supplies to help people to muck and gut their homes. Financial gifts are also needed to help repair homes. Repairs include flooring, sheetrock, insulation, furniture, appliances, and more. Click here to make a financial gift....
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
For this year’s annual Day of Action, United Way is hosting a Community Baby Shower, #UWDayofAction. Items will be collected through June then distributed to local agencies Example of needed items: all sizes of diapers, bath products, wipes, lightweight clothing, onesies, socks, bibs, bottles, and blankets. There are several collection sites including United Way. See more…  
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Available Jobs We are hiring 1 part-time coordinator and up to two full-time construction managers to support the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Harvey. The coordinator's job responsibilities, although not listed here in full, include helping with client intake and general admin. The construction managers' job responsibilities, although not listed here in full, include managing skilled labor and volunteer teams as well as perform some of the work. Managers will also be responsible for drawing...
Monday, May 13, 2019
Job Opening for Marketing & Special Projects Manager Marketing & Special Projects Manager - reports directly to the CEO coordinating the marketing and communications to help increase the visibility, purpose and impact of United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County.  In addition, the job will manage special projects and serves as a liaison to all stakeholders regarding communications, events, and projects. This position requires a high level of written and verbal...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
#MeetTXALICE: Nearly half the households in Texas are struggling to afford basic necessities according to the Texas ALICE Report that was recently released. For the area served by United Way of Greater Baytown Area and Chambers County, struggling households are easily found in Chambers County with 40% of the population and 43% of the greater Baytown area population. ALICE is an acronym that stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. It does not represent one demographic group,...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Volunteer Today! Our community is still recovering from Hurricane Harvey. Can you donate a few hours of your time to help repair houses owned by elderly and/or disabled residents? They need your help today to reclaim their homes!  Call or register online today to sign up. You will find the work is meaningful and very much appreciated. Join us in repairing the community after Harvey. No skills are necessary! Sign up online or call 832.695.3849. 

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