A number of Kingwood and Humble area businesses are offering services to Hurricane Victims. Below is a partial list (Updated 9/8/05):
GameForce is offering use of their facilities for free to verified Louisiana evacuees. GameForce is a game center and internet cafe in Kingwood Town Center.
Bivin & McNamara Legal Services
Bivin & McNamara will help coordinate legal services for evacuees from hurricane Katrina.
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Food Stamps and Free Gas
Contact the Texas Department of health and Human Services to receive two months of food stamps after showing a drivers license. This is available to evacuees from Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. The agency will also provide information on how to obtain free gas. Visit http://www.tdh.state.tx.us/ for more details.
Assistance for Host Families
Assistance is available to those housing evacuees from the federal government. Call FEMA at 800-621-3362 to file a claim.
Cebridge is offering any evacuee from Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida 30 days free of expanded basic cable.
Free Eye Exam and Glasses
The Humble Noon Lion Club operates Project ChildSite to provide school children with eye exams and glasses free of charge. This program is open to all evacuee school children. Please contact the Lions Club for more details. 281.360.9901
Jump Zone - Free Play Pass
Children from Louisiana are welcomed to receive 2 free passes to come to Jump Zone. Jump Zone is located at 5366 FM 1960 E, Humble, TX 77346. 281.548.FUNN
UPS Store - Packing Materials Donations and Shipping Discounts
The UPS Store 2219 is donating boxing and packing materials for items that they ship out for relief efforts and discounts on shipping charges. The UPS Store is located at 4582 Kingwood Dr, Suite E, Kingwood, 281.360.6868.
Central Self Storage
For hurricane victims who were able to bring items with them but have no place to store them, Central Self Storage is offering 5x5 and 5x10 spaces. Call for availability 281-348-9800.
Northpark Veterinary Hospital - Pet Relief
Northpark Veterinary Hospital is offering services to displaced pets. Call 281.360.1500 for more information.