These Northwest Austin businesses will send funds, donations to Hurricane Harvey victims

Members of the Southwest Austin community are banding together to provide relief efforts to the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Members of the Southwest Austin community are banding together to provide relief efforts to the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Store and restaurants throughout Austin have begun promoting donations to survivors of Hurricane Harvey.

There are several ways to get involved—including donating blood, housing those in need and volunteering your time—but Northwest Austin residents can support flood victims by shopping at many of the area’s local businesses.

Several local stores and restaurants have announced they will either donate part of their sales to relief funds or encouraged their customers to bring in physical donations.

Here are nine businesses assisting Hurricane Harvey survivors.

1. Slow North


Small-batch, all-natural candle and home goods store, Slow North, started a fundraiser Monday evening to assist friends along the Gulf Coast. The business will donate 100 percent of profits from online sales to the American Red Cross until Thursday, Aug. 31.

Slow North is located at 2700 W. Anderson Lane, Ste. 410, Austin. www.slownorth.com/

2. Texas Card House


On Wednesday, Aug. 30, both locations of Texas Card House hosts a $150 Deepstack Tournament with a $50 add-on benefitting the American Red Cross disaster relief efforts in Texas.

Event begins at 7:30 p.m. Northwest Austin’s Texas Card House location is at 13376 N. US 183, Ste. 305, Austin. 512-956-7195. www.texascardhouse.com/red-cross

3. Keller Williams Realty, Inc.


The real estate agency created the “KW Cares Disaster Response” team to support Hurricane Harvey survivors. The team mobilized equipment, supplies and volunteers to area impacted by the hurricane. The team is looking for both physical donations and volunteers to help with on-site recovery.

The business is located at 1221 S. MoPac, Ste. 400, Austin. www.kwrelief.org/

4. 4th Tap Brewing Co-op


The North Austin brewing co-op hosts a fundraiser for the Houston Food Bank on Wednesday, Aug. 30. The brewery will accept donations, non-perishable items and cleaning supplies. It will also donate all profits from the day to the food bank.

The events runs noon-10 p.m. The brewery is located at 10615 Metric Blvd., Austin. www.facebook.com/events/911522702333777

5. Austin Humane Society


The Northwest Austin shelter works with partner shelters in the path of the storm and transferred over 60 animals from at-risk adoption programs to its shelter. The shelter asks residents to make donations, offer to foster pets and donate supplies from its Amazon wish list.

Austin Humane Society is located at 124 W. Anderson Lane, Austin. https://secure2.convio.net/ahumso/site/Donation2;jsessionid=00000000.app220a?df_id=1980&mfc_pref=T&1980.donation=form1&NONCE_TOKEN=C9AC66E0EBF6D5BFC7A7427DABB80188

6. Oasthouse Kitchen and Bar


The restaurant will donate all earnings from service on Thursday, Aug. 31, to the Red Cross.

The gastropub is located at 8300 N. RM 620, Austin. oasthouseaustin.com/

7. Mum Foods


Farmers market stand Mum Foods will donate 10 percent of its weekend sales to the Red Cross and Houston Food Bank. It’ll be set up at the Texas Farmers Market at Lakeline on Saturday, Sept. 2.

The Texas Farmers Market sets up at 11200 Lakeline Mall Drive, Cedar Park, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays. www.mumfoodsatx.com/#eatlocal

8. Austin Diaper Bank


The nonprofit has given out over 5,000 diapers to Hurricane Harvey victims.  The organization makes packs to send to local shelters in Austin and surrounding communities.  Residents can help by donating diapers at its warehouse or at one of its drop off locations.

There are several Austin Diaper Bank locations in Northwest Austin including 5555 N. Lamar Blvd. Ste. C127, Austin; 8711 Burnet Road, Austin; 14010 N. US 183, Ste. 420, Austin; 13945 US 183, Ste. D-130, Austin. www.austindiapers.org/2017/08/we-have-given-out-over-5000-diapers-to.html

9. Cafe Yolly 


The coffee shop is accepting physical donations at its storefront throughout the week. The shop specifically asks that residents do not try to bring in cash. Cafe Yolly is located at 12129 N RM 62o, St. 102, Austin. caffeyolly.com/

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