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MEDIA ADVISORY: AISD to Hold Flood Disaster Recovery Fair Dec. 17

AUSTIN, Texas—Today, Austin ISD, Mendez Family Resource Center, Mendez Middle School and The Austin Project will hold a Flood Disaster Recovery Fair for community members affected by the recent floods.

What: The first 100 flood-affected families will receive free flu shots, blankets, food and toys for the holidays. Information will be shared about school resources, cleaning property, housing, rebuilding, finances, healthcare access, employment, legal assistance, counseling, filing taxes and replacing lost documents.

When: 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17

Where: Mendez Middle School, 5106 Village Square

Background: About 360 students and 25 AISD staff members lost their homes or were temporarily displaced due to extensive flood damage Oct. 31. 

For more information, please contact the Department of Communications and Community Engagement at 414-2414.