How to help people affected by Texas winter storm

With the ongoing water scarcity, thousands of power shortages and $ 50 billion economic impact still being anticipated, hurricane-ravaged Texas in the state still needs our help – even if you all You can donate a few dollars from the comfort of your desktop from afar.

Some groups here are seeking cash and other assistance.

To donate

GoFundMe launched on Friday A centralized scroll of verified funds From pitch throughout Texas to field efforts on behalf of individual families in need.

GoFundMe pitches include a new effort From the family of Christian Peneda, An 11-year-old boy was found dead in his bed on Monday.

American red cross Spearheading disaster relief efforts across Texas, And a page that allows donors to direct their cash by region and Even find a texas blood drive site.

Salvation army too Allows donating For a specific or state.

Food banks are eager for donations – search for sending a gift directly to the or town of your choice, using the zip code search button Here, feeding on Texas

, Which maintains a statewide list.

Water loaded into vehicles is piled up in Houston on February 19, 2021 at Houston's water distribution site City.
Water loaded into vehicles is piled up in Houston on February 19, 2021 at Houston’s water distribution site City.
AP Photo / David J Phillip

To donate by

  • Austin Austin mutual aidOriginally established to help local homeless, providing emergency assistance – including food and toilet delivery, shelter and medical care – to all residents affected by the storm. Donate to @austinmutualaid or via Venmo To their GoFundMe.

Mutual Aid Houston Accepting donations Via GoFundMe, But recommends a roster of urgent aid agencies, including providing resources for LGBTQ people, pet owners and providing support for families with young children.

These include:

Crowdsource rescue, or @Cs_rescue on Twitter, Which is distributing food, water, generators and heaters.

The Houseless Organizing Coalition Which is also distributing supplies with a focus on the homeless.

Houston Food Bank Distributes food to more than 1.1 million people in 18 southeast Texas counties through a network of 1,500 community partners.

  • DALLAS-FORT WORTH – Feed People Dallas Mutual Aid Serves minority communities by providing free groceries and essentials – no questions asked, they claim on their website. what is ours “Amazon wishlist” Allows you to donate food containers, baby formula and water bottles.

The Dallas Mayor’s Disaster Relief Fund, sponsored by the Dallas Foundation, Accepting donations here.

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