Learn about Hays County resources for those facing the cold and where to donate

Shelter, clothing, food and other resources are available to those in need in several cities in Hays County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Shelter, clothing, food and other resources are available to those in need in several cities in Hays County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Shelter, clothing, food and other resources are available to those in need in several cities in Hays County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

A number of resources for those fighting the cold this weekend were compiled and shared by Hays County.

County officials are also strongly urging residents to stay off roadways, which may be covered in ice as portions of the county received rain overnight, a news release said.

The Hays CISD Little Hope Box is next to Simon Middle School at 3839 E. RM 150, Kyle, and is full of food for those in need. Scarves and gloves may also be available.

The Austin Disaster Relief Network hotline can be reached at 512-806-0800 between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m., and can provide information on other church locations available as warming centers.

Some facilities may be at capacity and it is recommended to call ahead.

The following Hays County organizations are also providing an assortment of clothing, shelter, food and other resources as needed and available. Hays County will also add to its list when resources become available.
Dripping Spring United Methodist at 28900 RR 12, Dripping Springs

512-894-7123.

First Baptist Church of Wimberley at 15951 Winters Mill Parkway, Wimberley

432-634-2364.

Hays Hills Baptist Church at 1401 N. FM 1626, Buda

512-295-3132 or 512-845-3864.

H.O.M.E. Center

The HOME Center of Central Texas is receiving a high volume of calls but is checking voicemails and text messages. Callers are also being referred to the Southside Community Center and Salvation Army, while some may be provided with motel stays. Donations may be sent through Venmo, @home-center (use 1732 as the phone digits to confirm), and Pay-Pal (homecentertx@gmail.com).

512-270-8344.

Salvation Army at 300 S. CM Allen Parkway, Ste. 100, San Marcos

512-938-2596. Donations

Southside Community Center at 518 S. Guadalupe St., San Marcos.

512-557-0795. Donations

Westover Baptist Church at 1310 Advance St., San Marcos

512-214-2258
By Warren Brown
Warren joined Community Impact at the beginning of 2020 as the editor of its New Braunfels paper and now reports the news in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle. Warren previously wrote for the Dallas Observer and Fort Worth Weekly and he brings a passion for truth and equality to his reporting.


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