Amidst the chaos, the Teamsters have stepped in and stepped up to alleviate the suffering of the thousands of members who have been affected by the storm. Shortly after Harvey, Local 988 reached out to a warehouse in the area, and the owner was willing to let the Teamsters set up a staging location where they coordinate the distribution of much needed supplies to those who have been devastated by the storm. Hundreds of diapers, canned goods, boxes of food, bottles of water, and other much-needed relief items are coming off trucks all over the country; Teamster volunteers are loading them onto pallet racks and shipping them to evacuation centers.




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