Hand Up Network™, an East Texas based ministry / non-profit, prepares for the impact of Hurricane Laura, a Major Hurricane heading towards the Gulf Coast of Texas and into East Texas.

Hurricane Laura is building strength in the Gulf of Mexico and the latest projections show a projected course to dramatically impact the Coast of Texas and then move quickly across East Texas with Hurricane Force winds and heavy rain and will impact East and Southeast Texas beginning on Wednesday August 26th.

Hand Up Network Response Teams are seeking Volunteers interested in serving to help those that will be substantially impacted by this storm.  Those interested in helping to serve as Volunteers or wanting to support this effort can go to HandUpNetwork.com to sign up.  Volunteers will be contacted to discuss the opportunities to serve as they come forth.

Those wishing to help support Hand Up Network’s effort, the following list are needed supplies that can be dropped off at our headquarters at 200 North Beckham Ave. Tyler, TX 75702.    (903) 597-5334 or Info@HandUpNetwork.com

Cordless Power Tools – Screw Guns, Drills, Saws

Portable Generators

Contractor Grade Table Saw and Miter Saws

Extension Ladders

Chain Saws

Portable Work Stands

Tarps, Screws, Nails, and Heavy-Duty Trash Bags

Heavy Duty Work Gloves


Those preferring to provide donations can Text “HANDUP” TO 76959 or visit our website www.HandUpNetwork.com to donate.

HAND UP NETWORK™ is a 501c3 non-profit based in Tyler, TX that has assembled an international team of leaders with decades of experience with a desire to come back home and bring focus to those in need in local communities.  The Network offers long-term programs to people seeking a new season in life and response teams designed to address community issues and emergency response. The Network provides intentional volunteer opportunities for people wanting to provide support within their programs and opportunities to engage via Response Teams.  The Hand Up Network was awarded the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency for 2020!  This is the highest level of achievement possible.