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Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 @ 1:10PM

Message from the Director

As one phase of the recovery process ends another is beginning. West Long Term Recovery is kicking off the Summer 2014 Volunteer Campaign. I am pleased to announce that we have a new member joining our Team. Mikayla Kaluza will be serving West throughout the spring and summer as the…

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 @ 12:47PM

Support from Baylor University

Since August three wonderful young women have been serving West as interns from Baylor University. They conclude their service to West this week. Janae is an intern serving West through the Salvation Army to meet the temporary and immediate needs of the West community as a result of the explosion….

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 @ 12:38PM

Garage Sale

West LTRC will have a garage sale on Saturday, May 3rd from 9am until noon. Items included in the sale: furniture, clothing, household goods, and toys. All proceeds of the sale will benefit the Victim’s Assistance Fund.

Friday, April 25th, 2014 @ 4:22PM

Summer 2014 Volunteer Campaign

When I accepted the position of Executive Director of West, TX Foundation in February, a tremendous amount of work had already been completed in West. As a result of the generosity of countless organizations, individuals, and foundations from across the state and nation, by the end of Spring Break a…

Thursday, July 25th, 2013 @ 3:53AM

Help Still Needed

As the rebuilding begins in West, those affected have come to the West Long-Term Recovery Center with specific needs.  The LTRC has posted items needed by individual families that were not previously donated, or that they have run out of initial supply.  There are also work projects requiring volunteers to…

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 @ 5:43PM

Healing Walk

The entire community is invited to join Fr. Anthony as he leads us in a Healing Walk Thursday, July 18th at 6:30 PM.  Meet at the West High School parking lot entrance – on Jerry Mashek.  Wear comfortable walking shoes.  Transportation will be available for elderly or anyone who has…

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 @ 3:59PM


Critical Need: We need experienced Data Entry volunteers for a major project this week. Please contact the LTRC at 254-826-7550 for more information. We have 3-4 positions a day (half day or whole day). Please contact us ASAP if you think you might be able to help out this week!…

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 @ 12:23PM


CLARIFICATION: APPLICATIONS FOR THESE VOUCHERS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL FRIDAY, JUNE 7TH. The First United Methodist Church, in Association with the Ministerial Alliance, has been awarded a grant to help the citizens of West by the Rapoport Foundation. Although part of the grant is earmarked for the “Celebrate West”…

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 @ 11:46AM

West Long Term Recovery ~ Annual Appeal

  WEST LONG TERM RECOVERY ~ ANNUAL APPEAL Thank you for your continued support of West, Texas, and West, TX. Foundation, Inc. as we work together to rebuild West and to provide hope.   In Pope Francis’s Lenten message he explains, “Lent is a fitting time for self-denial; we would…