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Holidays 2017 Drive & Thrive: Car Giveaway & Toy Drive

Holidays 2017 Drive & Thrive: Car Giveaway & Toy Drive

Family devastated by Harvey wins giveaway car 2017 was a tough year for the Gomez family. Like so many Houston-area residents, the family of five was devastated by Hurricane Harvey. In a matter of hours, their Cy-Fair home and two vehicles were flooded. Just like that, their sense of security and their very livelihood was washed away. "No matter how hard we tried to get the vehicles to higher ground, it just didn't work," Gomez said. "Water got into the house, too. We had just bought new couches and beds. In the end, it all had to go." In Harvey's aftermath, Gomez found herself unable to work due to a lack of transportation. Her husband was no longer able to operate his landscaping business because he had no means of hauling a trailer with equipment. Getting three teens to various after-school activities became next to impossible. Adding to the Gomez family's woes was the accidental discarding of garbage bags filled with the teens' belongings whe ... read more