Adventist Community Service responds to Texas flooding

Adventist Community Service responds to Texas flooding

GC Session not impacted by recent flooding

May 29, 2015 | Bern, Switzerland | NAD Communication staff, CD EUD NEWS

Adventist Community Services (ACS) served more than 750 people in San Marcos with clothing from the Texas ACS mobile distribution truck this week. They also gave out 252 flood buckets. As a joint project between ADRA and ACS, 3,000 buckets were filled with cleaning supplies by Pathfinders at last year's International Pathfinder Camporee in Oshkosh, Wis. The buckets were then distributed across the country for use in major events such as this one. More than 500 homes have been flooded in the Houston area where ACS is coordinating with area leaders as to how best to respond. 

In addition to flood response, ACS volunteers have been operating a donations center in Delmont, S.D., in response to needs following the tornado that ripped through the town on Mother's Day, May 10. 

Contrary to a post on a satirical website which has given some people the impression that the flooding in Texas is creating a need to cancel GC Session, the 2015 General Conference Session will take place as planned, July 2-11, in San Antonio, Texas. 

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