We're still closely monitoring the situation with the aftermath of Harvey and Bell County is stepping up to help our neighbors in their hour of need.

The Bell County Expo Center is currently housing evacuees from Brazoria County and they are asking residents to NOT BRING DONATIONS TO THE EXPO CENTER, but instead, have a set up a donation drop off point in Temple at Vista Community Church located at 7051 Stone Hollow Drive. The following items are needed:

  • WOMEN'S SANITARY NEEDS
  • DIAPERS SIZE 1-4 & DIAPER WIPES (SPECIFICALLY NEWBORN & SIZE 6)
  • PACKAGED WOMEN'S, MEN'S, GIRLS AND BOYS UNDERWEAR, SOCKS, BRAS AND PLAIN PACKAGED WHITE T-SHIRTS (ALL SIZES)
  • TOYS COLORING BOOKS, CRAYONS, AND GAMES
  • BASIC FIRST AID ITEMS
  • INFANT MEDICATIONS
  • DIAPER RASH CREAM AND BABY POWDER
  • FACIAL TISSUE (TRAVEL SIZE PACKS)
  • MENS SHOES SIZES 7-9 GIRLS & BOYS Shoe SIZES 4 & UP

Volunteers are also needed to help sort, load and unload at the church and at the Expo Center. If you would like to volunteer call, 933-5556. For an updated hourly list of items needed and if you would like to volunteer visit The Vista Community Church website.