This list will be updated during the day.
Houston city water supply, Delmar Stadium, 2020 Mangum: Starting Friday, February 19 at 11:30 a.m., the city of Houston will be distributing water to the public. This is intended to help those who run out of water due to burst pipes and also alleviate some of the hardships caused by the boiling water notice, which Mayor Sylvester Turner said is expected to be in effect by Monday.
Crowdsource Rescue: This is a volunteer group that takes water supply requests from elderly and disabled people. Inquiries or offers of help can be made online.
News radio 740 KTRH has a list of additional water distribution efforts across Houston.
Meals for the public
From the pasta house, 1599 Hicks: Contact this Tomball-based fresh pasta company for a free food for an elderly or vulnerable person Who needs a hot meal. Deliveries are scheduled for the Tomball, Cypress, Spring and Northwest Houston areas today. Send a message on Facebook or call (713) 498-5928 or (713) 258-5110.
Houston Food Bank partner: While the Houston Food Bank does not distribute water or food directly, it works with food supplies and other nonprofits across Houston. Visit the website to find one near you.
Southern Yankee Beer Company in northwest Houston. Courtesy photo.
Southern Yankee Beer Company, 930 FM 1960: One consequence of school closings this week due to freezing is that children who depend on school meals are not getting them. To that end, this little brewery in north Houston prepares as many free meals as possible for kids. “We will be on Friday, February 19th. do our part to mobilize our pizza kitchen, the Fries & Grind burger truck and others to prepare food for children in need, ”said a post on Facebook.
To get the free kids menu, visit the brewery. If you can’t make it and need delivery, send an email. Delivery is possible within 15 miles, but if you are further away the brewery will do their best to deliver meals to you anyway. The Southern Yankee Beer Company also accepts cash donations for the effort through their website. If you would like to help, select the Food for Kids item. The cost is set at $ 10, but if you’d like to contribute more, just add more to your cart. All excess donations go to the nonprofit Kids’ Meals Inc.
Meals for hotel employees
The terrace in El Big Bad. Courtesy photo.
El Big Bad, 419 Travis: After nearly a year of declining sales and intermittent closings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the last thing Houston hotel and restaurant workers needed was another week of forced unemployment. To ensure these workers get at least one good hot meal today, owner Steve Sharma is offering a free bowl of Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup starting at 4pm today
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