Due to last week’s crisis, thousands of Austinites are still in need of clean water, food, and other essential items. From online phone banking to hands-on work, here’s how you can help.

Emergency Essentials Distribution

Mayor Pro Tem Natasha Harper-Madison and her team are kicking off another day of food, water, and other essential item distribution at 1 p.m., with volunteers scheduled to meet anytime starting at 10 a.m. to lend a hand. To help, just show up. Check Harper-Madison’s social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) for updates.

When: Feb. 22 and Feb. 23, starting at 10 a.m.

Where: 1156 Hargrave St. Other distribution sites include:

  • Dove Springs Rec Center (5801 Ainez)
  • Dailey Middle School (14000 Westall)
  • Navarro High School (1201 Payton Gin)

Read more from Rosie Ninesling with Austin Monthly here.