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Many people in the Beaumont community worry about where their next meal will come from. LongHorn Steakhouse is working to give those in need some relief. Every week, the LongHorn Steakhouse in Beaumont gathers unused, surplus food and prepares it for donation to Some Other Place.

Items like steak, fish, potatoes, honey wheat bread and vegetables are donated.

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Hardin Jefferson High School

The fact that Southeast Texas knows how to pull together in the face of disaster was proven during Hurricane Harvey and more than a year later SETX is continuing that trend. On Wednesday, Sept. 5, Hardin-Jefferson ISD. donated school supplies, enough for approximately 100 students, to the Harvest for Lost Souls Ministry.

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Photo: Galveston County Sheriff's Office

The Galveston County Sheriff's Office, along with the Citizen Sheriff's Academy Alumni Association and the Tropical Impression Racing youth outreach program have collected toys each year since 2009 for the Ronald McDonald House of Galveston, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said in a release.

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Photo: Stark Foundation

Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center is pleased to announce that it has received a gift in the amount of $10,000 from Chevron Phillips. These funds will support the replacement of vital environmental education materials lost as a result of flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

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Magnolia ISD presents check to LCM CISD | Photo: LCM CISD

Representatives from Magnolia ISD visited Little Cypress-Mauriceville administrators Thursday morning, Dec. 14 with more than just well-wishes for a speedy recovery from Hurricane Harvey, the district announced in a release.

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Bonnie Stephenson and Eric Klein on Megyn Kelly TODAY.

Rose City Mayor Bonnie Stephenson appeared on Megyn Kelly TODAY on Dec. 6 with her town’s Hurricane Harvey recovery hero Eric Klein, founder and CEO of disaster aid organization Can-Do.org, to celebrate his efforts and highlight the ongoing struggles Rose City faces getting people back into their storm-battered houses. During Kelly’s “People Helping People” segment, the pair received a surprise donation – $10,000 from Lowe’s to Can-Do.org – to help the small town’s citizens rebuild their homes and their lives.

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The Huntsman Flood Fund announced today it has received its first donation from an industry partner, a $25,000 contribution from Caliche Development Partners. A Texas-based company, Caliche is focused on the development and operation of state-of-the-art midstream storage and transportation assets, including the Caliche Coastal facility in Beaumont.

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Appetites for good food will convene on Friday, March 17 at the 15th annual Saint Joseph’s Day at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica in downtown Beaumont at 700 Jefferson St.

A mouth-watering menu that includes traditional pasta Milanese, fried fish, plus traditional Italian vegetables like Mamie Fertitta’s famous Artichoke and Green Bean Casserole, and Lucille LeBlanc’s Cabbage Fritters, along with bread and dessert, will be served from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. either dine-in or to-go.

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Rose Bottley brings toilet paper to the party.

At its annual Toilet Paper Tea on Thursday, Dec. 8, Southeast Texas Hospice encouraged attendees to bring an item to stock the office’s shelves for the new year and provide more end of life services in the Golden Triangle area.

Its first Christmas open house was held after moving into a new 4,500-square-foot office.

“My initial reaction was I’m not going to be able to pay the rent, much less provide toilet paper and lightbulbs,” said Mary McKenna, executive director. She invited people to bring these items to keep the organization afloat.

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The family of a Winnie man who lost his life as the result of a kayaking accident in August are making an effort to help prevent future tragedies with a recent donation to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) for the purchase of life-saving water equipment. 

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