Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief

The Village of Corrales is assisting with intake and storage for a  Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive. Citizens in the Village have coordinated with a Rio Rancho group to transport the items to Texas.  Please see the attached flyer for information on items that are need and drop off locations as well as links for cash donations to support relief efforts.   Sorting and packaging for shipping will take place the week of September 18, 2017 with everything needs  to be packaged  and delivered to the shipping location by Friday September 22, 2017   If you would like to volunteer to help sort and package items please email Marta Weber at  Place  Harvey relief –volunteer in the heading. 

We will also need donations of supplies to sort and package the donations. Needed items are boxes, trash bags-kitchen size, gallon size zip lock bags, Box tape and masking tape.   These items can be dropped off at the same locations listed in the flyer.  

As always, thank you Corrales!!  Feel free to contact me or Marta Weber if you have any questions.

Cash Donations are always the BEST way to help in a Disaster. Make sure you donate to a trusted
organization. Cash is efficient, flexible to use and requires no packaging or transportation

  • Greater Houston Community Foundation
  •  National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster has a full list of reputable state and national
    Relief organizations

If you prefer to help with item donations The Village of Corrales in conjunction with local Citizen’s Volunteer
Group will be accepting donations from September 5, 2017 until September 15, 2017. The Village is assisting
with intake and storage for this Relief Drive. Citizens have coordinated with a Rio Rancho group to transport
the items to Texas.

Volunteer Contact: Marta Weber 505-898-9176
Village Contact: Tanya Lattin 505-898-7501

Drop Off Locations:
Corrales Fire Department 4920 Corrales Road daily between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm
Corrales Recreation Center 500 Jones Road Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 4:000pm

Items accepted:
A great donation Idea is to make hygiene care packets, make each packet for one person place items into a zip
lock bag: toothbrush tooth paste, hand sanitizer, a comb, Lip balm, lotion, razor, any personal care items that
can be handed out as a complete kit.

Food: Unexpired, non-perishable and easy-to-make, pet food unopened

Hygiene: Hand sanitizer, soap, feminine products, razors, tooth paste, tooth brushes lotion, Band-Aids
Children’s Supplies: Diapers, wipes, bottles, formula, diaper rash cream (in their original, unopened
packaging) and cribs, playpens, car seats (new or gently used condition), and toys.

Clothing: New or CLEAN gently used, and seasonally-appropriate. (e.g. shirts, pants, socks, shoes.) New
undergarments can only be accepted.

Supplies: Cleaning supplies (e.g. bleach, sponges, mops, N95 filtration masks, gloves, buckets,)

Toys: Only new or clean, gently-used toys will be accepted (e.g. books, board games, battery-operated games)

Bedding: New bedding (sheets, pillows, comforters, etc.) in unopened packages are preferred

Examples of how to label: Items must be shorted, labeled and neatly packaged
Cleaning supplies
Boys clothing size 8 and 10
Toys Age 6 month to 18 months

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