Hurricane Harvey response

Parkway Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi will be hosting volunteers willing to help with rebuilding in response to Hurricane Harvey.

  • Contact the PDA Call Center at (866) 732-6121, or send your phone number and details about your interest by email to the PDA Call Center.
  • Minimum age 11; ratio of 4 youth to one adult over 21
  • Maximum team size 40


St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Beaumont, TX is taking volunteers to help muck out homes.  They can take teams of up to 25 volunteers. 

Judy Phillips, (409) 201-2409,

All Hands

  • Fill out the volunteer application here. After registering, volunteers will receive a confirmation email with a waiver form where you will fill out travel dates.
  • Volunteers are being housed in a large church that can hold approximately 100 volunteers. For no charge, bunk beds with air mattresses and meals are provided.

Fuller Center

  • Register to volunteer here. Please also send an email to Bart Tucker at when you register.
  • Volunteers are being housed at Clear Lake Presbyterian Church in Houston.
  • Minimum age is 16 with a youth to adult ratio of 3 to 1.
  • Maximum team size is 25
  • Food (volunteers will need to help with preparation) is provided.
  • Registration fee is $100/person/week

Hurricane Alex response

First Presbyterian Church of Mission, Texas, is hosting teams willing to help families in the Rio Grande Valley with clean up and rebuilding. Carpentry and plumbing skills are helpful.

A visit and education about the border area can be arranged, depending on schedules.


Refugee ministry

First Presbyterian Church of McAllen is hosting volunteer work teams and partnering with the Sacred Heart Welcome Center where “Refugees” (actually Asylum Seekers) usually arrive at the Welcome Center in groups.  Volunteers are needed to greet and assist refugees from Central America and South America brought to Sacred Heart Welcome Center by the US Border Patrol.

  • Contact the PDA Call Center at (866) 732-6121 for more information
  • Training is provided
  • Adult groups and inter-generational groups are welcome, minimum age for volunteers is 14
  • Maximum team size is 15
  • Spanish language skills are helpful but not essential

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