While some of our neighbors are effectively homeless today, some of us feel like we are sitting on our hands.
Here are a few ways to donate to the cause
North Texas Food Bank
The North Texas Food Bank is partnering with the Red Cross and Salvation Army to provide water and food to neighbors. Use this search tool to find a food pantry or other resources in the North Texas area.
❗️NTFB is collaborating with @RedCrossNTX and @SalArmyNTX to assist those impacted by the storm. We are in close contact with our Partner Agencies to ensure they have the proper resources they need to continue to help our neighbors.❗️
— North Texas Food Bank (@ntfb) October 21, 2019
The Salvation Army of North Texas is currently accepting donations for those affected by natural disasters on its website.
The organization’s disaster trucks are roving the affected North Texas neighborhoods serving meals and drinks. Salvation Army’s three disaster trucks are currently in the ares of Preston Road and Royal Lane and Walnut Hill Road and Marsh Lane, according to Dallas Morning News.
Here are some ways that businesses are helping those affected by the tornado.
Relax and recharge
Alamo Drafthouse is providing free PG-rated movies at its Las Colinas, Lake Highlands and Richardson locations for residents affected by the tornado. The theater also offered to allow those without power to charge their phones at its locations.
Secure your stuff
The company released a statement saying “six U-Haul Companies across northern Texas are offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to residents who have been impacted by Sunday night’s severe storms.”
Get a ride
Dallas-based nonprofit On The Road Lending is also offering its Disaster Mobility Program services to Dallas residents who are without transportation after Sunday evening’s storms.
Check in with work
Companies and individuals in need of an office or meeting room can email firstname.lastname@example.org to find space at WeWork in Victory Park, Las Colinas, Legacy North and Preston Center.
Have some fellowship
The Fellowship Church of Dallas is open for charging, wifi and coffee.
Get a hand up
The Community Beer Company offered to help clean up.
Sit a spell
The Lake Highlands’ brewery is offering a place for neighbors to charge electronics and get work done.
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