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TEXSAR Launches Text-to-Give

Please welcome TEXSAR in to the 21st Century by using our new Text-to-Give fundraising opportunity. This venture is long overdue, but regardless, we are thrilled to get it started. This will be a great tool for fundraising. Our team continues to look for new and creative ways to keep TEXSAR funded and able to deploy.  Try it out – Text TEXSAR to 44-321   ...

TEXSAR’s Trek Across Texas Challenge

TEXSAR’s Trek Across Texas Challenge is a virtual, month-long physical challenge fundraiser. Participants choose from one of four virtual routes across Texas and have a month to walk/jog/run the route distance. Throughout the challenge, update your time/distance within the RunSignup portal and post photos and status updates of your journey. Create an individual fundraising page and encourage friends and family members to donate to TEXSAR in support of your challenge. Registration is $35 and is open now...

TEXSAR Announces New Medical Director

Over the years, Doctor Jorgensen has led TEXSAR to new frontiers in the way we operate medically in the field. Through his leadership we have been able to implement a myriad of tools and processes. As of April 1st, Doctor Jorgensen has stepped down as TEXSAR’s Medical Director. Dr. Jorgensen isn’t going far though, as he will still remain a member of TEXSAR and hopefully get back in the field, where he loves to be. Dr. Jorgensen, we wish you...

TEXSAR Assists COVID-19 Testing Centers

TEXSAR was requested by Harris County Public Health to assist two different COVID-19 testing centers in the Houston area. A huge thank you to the members that selflessly stepped up to support our communities. TEXSAR members were provided with all the proper PPE. During these unprecedented times TEXSAR remains ready and able to serve. To request TEXSAR please contact the TEXSAR Activation Line (Official Agencies Only):(512) 994-4727  ...

TEXSAR Hosts Local Blood Drive

TEXSAR (Texas Search and Rescue) teamed up with We Are Blood to host a public Blood Drive. During these unprecedented times TEXSAR aims to support the community in all the ways that we see fit. Blood donation numbers have dropped drastically since safety measures for COVID-19 have ramped up. Last week Pete Gaynor of FEMA stated: “Just as the social distancing guidance recommends that it’s okay for people to leave home for necessities like groceries, or a doctor’s visit, or the...

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