Recovery and Rebuilding

Trees of Hope

Trees of Hope seeks Christmas trees for Harvey families.

Hi there! I’m a local mom wanting to help with the next stage of rebuilding in our wonderful community. I’ve recently launched a donations campaign called “Trees of Hope” to collect new, pre-lit, 4 and 6ft Christmas trees for distribution to families who lost their own during Harvey. Log on to our Facebook hub where you can find out more. Our donations deadline is November 16th in order to make the trees available on Friday, November 17th, so that people can decorate over Thanksgiving.

We’ve already experienced incredible generosity but the demand outweighs the supply so more 6ft trees are urgently needed.

If you would like to get involved you can purchase a tree in one of three ways:

1. Via our Trees of Hope Walmart Wishlist.

2. Via a donation through paypal email:

3. Or you can purchase one from any good retailer and send to:

Trees of Hope
3723 Victory Terrace Lane
Katy, Texas 77450

In addition to being able to give out trees, local artist, Liliana Delgado, has designed a beautiful, one-off work which we’re able to turn into greetings cards, the James Williams Elementary ‘Read, Deed and Run’ program is making ornaments and we have 100 hand-crochet stars arriving from Bastrop, Texas where one family lost their Christmas in the fires of 2011. All these items will be packaged for delivery together with the trees.

Our local yummy bakery, Proud Pie has generously donated four gift cards for a prize draw. Anyone who purchases a tree will automatically be entered and the winners will be announced on November 18th!

We want to thank you in advance for your support!

Please email us at Trees of Hope Katy for additional information or if you lost your tree this year and would like a Tree of Hope, we will gladly help!

Harvey Financial Recovery Boot Camp

A free Harvey Financial Recovery Boot Camp will be held at the University of Houston. Come hear from Mattress Mack and multiple experts in various fields.

When | 8:30 AM — 1:00 PM on Saturday, November 11, 2017

Registration | 8:00 AM — 8:30 AM (Attendees are encouraged to pre-register as space is limited)

Where | This free Boot Camp will be held at Cemo Hall on the main campus of University of Houston located at 4746 Calhoun Road.

Harvey Housing Recovery Project

The Harvey Houston Recovery Project was founded to help homeowners rebuild through volunteer efforts and community support.

• Anyone not covered by flood insurance is eligible for reconstruction assistance.
• The reconstruction process is managed by a skilled volunteer project manager.
• The overall cost of repairs are estimated up front before reconstruction begins.
• Homeowners are provided with an allowance for materials to help further lower reconstruction costs.

By leveraging trained volunteers and trusted contractors, The HHR Project can significantly lower the cost of reconstruction. While we wish we could cover the complete cost of reconstruction for all impacted homeowners, the needs of our area are just too great for that to be possible. In addition to providing skilled labor, our organization hopes to offer a material allowance for the homeowners we assist.

Learn more about the HHR Drywall Trade Skills Training workshops offered in October.

Do for one what you wish you could do for all. No volunteer effort is too small or too great. Regardless of whether you volunteer for an hour or make a commitment over multiple events. Your time commitment is extremely valuable to us. For out of town groups, we can provide lodging for groups of up to 20. Accommodations include bunks, showers, and full kitchen on site. Visit the HHR Volunteer page to sign up to serve.

Also, please visit our Group Volunteers sign–up page. Contact Kristina Bozoarth at 314.625.8356 for more information.

Project Restoration

We are praying for all of our Fellowship Families  and the Katy community. Please let us know if you need assistance or if you are able to help those in distress.

Please deliver these items to:
The Fellowship
22765 Westheimer Parkway
Katy, Texas 77450

We are ONLY accepting the following at this time:

• 4’ x 8’ x 1/2” Sheetrock Need Donation Lots of 20 sheets, standard and mold resistant

• Soquete Sheet Rock Mud or Joint Compound 18lb-25lb 45 or 90 minute variety

• R13 or R19 Batt Insulation for 16 inch center studs

• Pre-hung interior doors 24″, 30”, 32” and 36”

• Standard refrigerators

• Standard size stoves

• Standard size dishwashers

• Range Tops – gas and electric