Community leaders and musicians alike are coming together for the Flooded with Love disaster relief concert, from which proceeds will help East Montgomery County families rebuild their lives following the widespread flooding that occurred in early May.

The cause

Hundreds of property owners in the Lake Houston area were affected by flooding that occurred between May 2-5, which was caused by upstream dam releases and as much as 18 inches of rain in some areas. While data shows water levels did not surpass those of Hurricane Harvey in 2017, they did surpass those of Tropical Storm Imelda in 2019.

The flooding resulted in 233 water rescues in Harris County, and 800 homes were classified as majorly damaged during preliminary assessments.

What's happening?

The Flooded with Love disaster relief concert will include a lineup of four musicians, including:Splendora nonprofit H-Town Dream Center has been selected as the nonprofit benefactor of the concert, and all proceeds will be directly distributed to disaster relief efforts.

"As an organization that has been actively involved in disaster relief since the flooding began, we understand the critical needs of our community and are dedicated to making a significant impact," the event website reads. "By supporting this event, you will be directly contributing to the success of these disaster relief efforts. ... Your involvement will make a tangible difference in the lives of those who are struggling to recover from this disaster and show our community that we are truly 'Flooded with Love.'"

The details

The Flooded with Love disaster relief concert will take place on June 22 from 5-10 p.m. at Bull Sallas Park, 21679 McCleskey Road, New Caney. Doors will open at 3 p.m., and tickets can be purchased for $30 per person by clicking here. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.