Colorado Church, Furniture Company Collect Donations For Harvey Victims

THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4)– A church in Thornton is teaming up with a Colorado business to help those in the aftermath of Harvey.

Thorncreek Church and American Furniture Warehouse are collecting donations of supplies and furniture to drive to Texas.

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Harvey devastated the region, causing $180 billion in damage. More than 1 million people have been displaced from the storm.

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The furniture company donated the empty trucks for the donation collection.

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People are dropping off everything from furniture to toiletries, to food and water and money. The church is collecting the items to help those who have lost everything.

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“A lot of these families in Houston, they don’t have insurance for furniture. Some of them don’t have much insurance at all, so having a sofa or a bed, or a dresser or a kitchen table would be a great blessing for them,” said Thorncreek Church Pastor Ruben Villarreal.

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Homes are seen inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The donations will be collected over the next several days at Thorncreek Church at 14031 Washington Street in Thornton from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Sept. 10.

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