September 13, 2023 -- In the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck Morocco, Houston Mayor Sylvester in collaboration with the Arab American Culture and Community Center and the Moroccan Society of Houston, will host a donation drive this weekend, September 16th and 17th, from 10 AM to 3 PM, to gather essential supplies for those impacted.
"Our hearts go out to the people of Morocco. As Houstonians, we understand the importance of solidarity during difficult times, and we are here to offer support and resources." said Mayor Turner.
The donation drive aims to collect essential items that will be of immense help to those grappling with the aftermath of the earthquake. The needed items include tents, blankets, thermos bottles, hygiene kits, socks, shoes, first aid kits and flashlights.
Two convenient drop-off locations have been established for those wishing to contribute to this humanitarian effort:
1. Arab American Cultural and Community Center
10555 Stancliff Rd.
Houston, Texas 77099
8500 Market St. Suite #A
Houston, Texas 77029
Donors are encouraged to bring any of the specified items (new boxed items only) to either of these locations during the designated hours on September 16th and 17th.