Black Positive People : I'm On My Way To Texas

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    I've just been activated as ARC DAT Tier 3 response for Hurricane Harvey. I haven't been following this but Hurricane Harvey is expected to rebound back to the Texas Coastline after re energizing in The Gulf of Mexico. I truly feel for the people who were relocated to Harris County from New Orleans. Mother Nature is dealing them a horrible hand one more time. If any Desteeins feel the volunteer spirit, please contact your local chapter for abbreviated training and express your willingness to be deployed to Texas ASAP. The citizens of Texas need help & the ARC DAT crews need replacements immediately.

    Please help, the best reward of volunteering is seeing the faces of the people in need always smile in the knowledge of comfort and safety against all odds.
    GOD bless.
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    :storm:Be safe, be careful, but most of all, be effective ... :lift:


    The link www.redcross.org/Disaster-Relief/Hurricane shows error 404 ... (
    but if you see 45, tell him Muller is closing in fast)



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    Thank You!! Be Safe!!

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    Guess Joel didn't want his big ole pretty church contaminated :facepalm:




    Joel Osteen's Houston Megachurch Blasted For Closing As Thousands Are Displaced

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    The trouble started on Sunday after a social media posting from the megachurch saying, "Lakewood Church is inaccessible due to severe flooding!"


    Joel Osteen responds to accusations of closing church doors to Harvey evacuees
    Melanie Eversley, USA TODAY

    ... "We have never closed our doors," Senior Pastor Joel Osteen said in a statement quoted by ABC and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "We will continue to be a distribution center to those in need. We are prepared to house people once shelters reach capacity. Lakewood will be a value to the community in the aftermath of this storm" ...

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    Joel Osteen's Church To Be Opened To Harvey Victims

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    ... In a separate tweet, Clymer also said "A source at Lakewood Church just told me they're planning to open their doors to Houston's homeless and displaced. Finally."
    LGBTQ activist Charles Clymer posted an image inside the church Monday night showing air mattresses being placed, and captioned it saying the church is "prepping to open their doors" ...


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    Joel Osteen's Houston church receives evacuees after backlash on social media
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    ... Lakewood Church in Houston is accepting victims of Hurricane Harvey who need a place to shelter, the megachurch said this morning, after it received backlash for not initially welcoming in evacuees.

    Joel Osteen, the church's famed pastor, tweeted today, "Lakewood’s doors are open and we are receiving anyone who needs shelter" ...

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