Tag: assistance

FOX SPECIAL REPORT: Assistance available to veterans wishing to return to school

  Local universities such as UTRGV, TSTC and others have created programs for veterans who wish to return to school. These programs offer economic and academic aid to help veterans reunite with society, and give many who feel lost, a sense of purpose. “…I have a friend who suffered ptsd he had a terrible time,” says Victor Fax, who was a medic in the army. Some of the issues that can affect a veteran after they return home include PTSD, homelessness, a feeling of loneliness. The Rio Grande Valley has four clinics specialized in helping veterans, two located in...

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Local food bank and H-E-B teams up to bring help to those affected by Harvey

The help continues as the local food bank and H-E-Bs in various counties team up to bring assistance to those affected by Harvey. While the valley was safe from Harvey hitting, our neighbors in Corpus Christi and Victoria were heavily affected. This motivated the RGV Food Bank and H-E-B to come together to help them and ask for your help to do so. The long lines of people waiting to be helped in Victoria demonstrated the high need for help after Harvey hit their homes and left many without food or shelter. With dozens of cans, many boxes of...

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Harris Judge asks anyone with high-water vehicles to help evacuate trapped residents

In a Sunday press conference, Harris County Judge Ed Emmet asked for anyone with high-water vehicles to help evacuate residents trapped.  In their homes and get them to high ground.  If anyone can volunteer their boats or other high-water vehicles, they’re asked to call the Harris County Fire Marshall at (713) 881-3100. He says quote:  “We are asking the public to help,” he said. “We need you to...

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