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August 29, 2017

Rainbow PUSH Coalition to Launch Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive

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August 29, 2017 

Rainbow PUSH Coalition to Launch Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive

  

 

As the flood waters and misery continue to rise in Houston, Texas and other cities and towns across the region devastated by Hurricane Harvey, theRainbow PUSH Coalition will launch a humanitarian relief drive Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. at PUSH national headquarters, 930 E. 50th Street, Chicago.

 

The coalition is asking for donations of store-bought items:

 

Donations can be dropped off in the lobby of Rainbow PUSH, 930 E. 50th Street, Chicago, from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.

 

Volunteers are needed to help sort, package and load the donations into the truck for the journey of hope and relief.

 

The coalition is asking volunteers to come to PUSH headquarters Friday, Sept. 1, 2017 at 11 A.M. to register, receive assignments and meet with Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the coalition.

 

“This is a natural disaster of epic proportions,” Rev. Jackson said. “I hope that everybody will give what they are able to give. It’s all hands on deck. Keep hope alive.”

 

 

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Don Terry

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