In response to the storms and floods that are displacing residents in the area, the American Red Cross has opened a shelter at East Montgomery County Senior Center (formally known as the Bull Sallas Friendship Center), located at 21679 McCleskey Road in New Caney. The shelter will offer food and a safe place to sleep for residents of Montgomery and Liberty counties.

Volunteers are needed to carry out a variety of services in the area, including the management of this shelter. Training is available for all who are interested. If you would like to help the community, please contact the Red Cross Hotline at 1-866-526-8300 or apply at .