The City of Houston Housing & Community Development Facebook page has focused its posts over the last few day on the inspiring help of LDS Missionaries and members following the recent severe storm. In a series of 3 posts, the city page shared 100 photos, with most of them featuring our elders and sisters dressed in the unmistakable high-fashion of a bright yellow Mormon Helping Hands t-shirt and a black missionary name-tag.

Mormon Helping Hands in Houston Texas

The volunteers unload items donated from Walmart to help HCDD and the organizations that will be assisting with flood relief efforts (Image via


Houston Sister Missionaries

Our Houston Sister Missionaries ready to pitch in! (Image via


LDS Missionary with Umbrella in Houston Texas Clean up

Just in case it starts raining again… (Image via

In order to plan continuing assistance, missionaries and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met this weekend with Houston Mayor Annise Parker and City Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) Director Neal Rackleff.

Mormons in Houston lend a hand

Mayor Annise Parker speaks to the congregation of the Latter Day Saints. “This is what caring people do for each other,” said Mayor Parker, “and it’s making a difference.” (Image via

Other inter-faith ministries are interested in joining the relief initiative, and will be meeting with HCDD leaders today.

View the City of Houston Housing & Community Development Facebook albums:

Mayor Annise Parker meets with LDS Volunteers

Flood Damage Volunteer Coordination Effort