Rebuild Texas Fund Impact Stories Archives - Good360

The holiday season often brings out the best in all of us. Families escape the cold weather in warm living rooms, surrounded by those they care about most. It is often a time for reflection – we sit, surrounded by loved ones, thinking back over our triumphs and struggles of...

Preparation and proactive planning in advance of disasters is a crucial part of the disaster recovery process. That’s why Good360 invests time taking action before the storm as well as afterwards. Our focus on preparation is partially reflected through our kitting events. Each year, Good360 offers a number of opportunities...

Good360 is quick to remind our partners that disaster recovery is a long-term process. While many people think it may take weeks or perhaps months, getting survivors back to where they were before the disaster often takes years. Two of the main contributing factors to the lengthy recovery time are the availability...

When Harvey’s waters rose, the lights went out. And long after the waters receded, many survivors remained in the dark. Flood waters leave homeowners with many issues, most of which are still with the owner long after the media attention fades....

It is difficult to neatly categorize all the ways in which a hurricane can cause destruction. Even in events like Hurricane Harvey, defined for some by the 27 trillion gallons of rain that flooded homes across the coastal communities of Texas, flood water was just a portion of the damage....

It has been almost a year since Hurricane Harvey drenched southeast Texas with over 20 trillion gallons of rain. While many communities and media outlets are preparing to commemorate the storm with events in late August, many individuals are still dealing with the immediate impact of the storm on their...

When a massive natural disaster like Hurricane Harvey hits, those in its path are left with three impossible options and no way to know which is best. They can shelter in place and hope the worst does not come to pass; travel to a local shelter and leave their home...

Rosharon is a small community about 50 miles south of Houston. An immigrant community comprised mostly of Laotian, Cambodian and Mexican families, most households earn a living through selling fruits and vegetables grown on their property. ...

Many of the impacts from Hurricane Harvey were reflected in terms of statistics. The $125 billion in damage caused by the storm and the 200,000 lives impacted tell the story of a devastating hurricane, but don’t convey the story of individuals affected. ...

 
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