Disaster relief efforts to aid Hurricane #Harvey victims in Texas

Someone on The Weather Channel said Hurricane Harvey has affected 50 counties in the state of Texas. In comparison, Mississippi has 82 counties.

Those 50 counties represent a lot of need following a disastrous hurricane that continues dump rain on the area.

As Texas residents struggle to find food and shelter, neighbors in Carroll and Montgomery Counties have been quick to respond to the need. Several churches, schools., businesses and other organizations are responding by helping collect items most often needed in a crisis.

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Mission Hope is changing lives

Rebecca Lancaster volunteers in the Mission Hope store.

Hope is at the core of everything they do.

Mission Hope in Winona has recently moved to a new location – a larger building to share the hope of Jesus Christ while providing hope and help to families in need in Carroll and Montgomery Counties. As of March 1, the program is now located at the old truck stop building at the corner of Highways 51 and 82.

“Much work has been done on the building and there is much to be done,” said Bro. Randy Dees, director of Mission Hope. “Ninety-five percent of the work done has been by volunteers. We invite the public to come visit us and see what we have to offer to the community.” Continue reading