Md. AmeriCorps Members Sent on 21-Day Deployment to Houston

September 1, 2017

Maryland volunteers were deployed to Houston for 21 days. They’ve seen the aftermath and say the videos and pictures don’t do it justice. Millions are struggling with the damage Hurricane Harvey left behind. Its grip is tighter than any storm before, changing lives forever as rescuers continue to search waterlogged neighborhoods for more potential victims. More than 70 members of AmeriCorps were deployed from Baltimore to Texas. Luke Lauer says his group is called “The 53.” They set up shop at a convention center in Houston.

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