H-E-B Hurricane Harvey Relief Update

Style Magazine Newswire | 8/28/2017, 10:15 a.m.
On Sunday, Aug. 27, H-E-B will mobilize its Emergency Response Team and will dispatch its Disaster Response Units (DRUs) and ...

WHAT: H-E-B disaster relief efforts continue throughout Texas communities.

On Sunday, Aug. 27, H-E-B will mobilize its Emergency Response Team and will dispatch its Disaster Response Units (DRUs) and the H-E-B Mobile Kitchens to the H-E-B at 1505 E. Rio Grande in Victoria. The Emergency Response Team will leave promptly at 10 a.m. from 5731 Rittiman Rd. in San Antonio.

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DISASTER RELIEF The convoy of more than 15 vehicles, which includes the Disaster Relief Units (DRUs), two H-E-B Mobile Kitchens, water and fuel tankers and H-E-B trailers, will deliver much-needed relief supplies and services to the communities in the affected hurricane area.

UNITS: H-E-B’s DRUs are fully equipped with an H-E-B Pharmacy and mobile Business Services unit, which will allow displaced residents to fill prescriptions, cash checks and pay bills, as well as provide access to an ATM. The H-E-B Mobile Kitchens, two 45-foot-long food preparation facilities that are each designed to serve up to 2,500 meals per hour, will set up and serve hot meals to first responders and storm victims.

In all, we expect more than 100 H-E-B Partners (employees) to help in our Mobile Kitchen and Disaster Relief Unit efforts.

STORE STATUS: H-E-B stores located throughout the Houston area will close early at 9 pm on

Saturday, Aug. 26, including Houston Central Market. Stores in outlying areas and unaffected by weather will close later as needed and may be operating during normal business hours. Stores open regular hours include:

Beaumont (all stores)

Bryan/College Station (all stores)

Carthage

Cleveland

Crockett

Groves

Huntsville

Livingston

Lufkin

Lumberton

Mid-County

Orange

Port Arthur

We are working around the clock to make sure our stores are operational, stocked and safe to reopen so we can serve our customers and communities in need. H-E-B is also diligently working to get fuel to all H-E-B Fuel Stations.

MORE: Providing aid in times of need is the cornerstone of H-E-B’s Helping Here philosophy, which promises to stand by communities during times of crisis. For more than 110 years, the company has demonstrated its commitment to communities in crisis by donating financial support, emergency supplies, drinking water and food, as well as providing efficient ways for customers to assist those affected by a natural disaster.