Center For Disaster Philanthropy
CDP Disaster Recovery Fund makes strategic investments in research, preparedness, and planning, fully demonstrating the value of a streamlined, long-term approach. As a permanent resource for the disaster philanthropy community, the fund extends beyond the crisis of disaster response to help create truly resilient communities, all the while combining efforts for greatest impact.
Austin Pets Alive
Austin Pets Alive is working to keep pets across Texas warm and safe during the freezing conditions. They are triaging urgent situations in the community as well as shelters across Texas. The staff continues to work around the clock and assist each other and help protect the animals from the cold.
South Alamo Regional Alliance For The Homeless
South Alamo Regional Alliance for the Homeless (SARAH) is currently coordinating relief efforts across many shelters and warming centers in San Antonio and Bexar County. Their outreach teams are driving to all the places they are familiar with where people typically stay.
The freezing temperatures and outages have disrupted the food supply chain. The food banks affiliated with Feeding Texas will need help to recover, replenish and feed those in need. Several food banks affiliated with Feeding Texas have also started providing food supplies to emergency warming shelters in the state’s major cities.
Austin Area Urban League Inc
Austin Area Urban League has launched an emergency donation drive to help shelter, feed and care for those in need of resources or are experiencing homelessness during the unprecedented weather conditions. The donation drive #LoveThyNeighbor is in conjunction with other community-focused organizations committed to aiding in emergency support.