How to Help Texans

Winter Storm Uri brought freezing temperatures to the state of Texas and power outages to millions. Now, several days later, nearly a half-million residents remain without electricity and struggle to stay warm and survive the harsh conditions. Many have pointed to how the blackouts have disproportionately affected already vulnerable populations, and night photos seem to highlight the physicality of the divide.

The Houston Skyline. Photo Credit: ABC13 Houston

Organizations across Texas are working to provide the necessary services to support residents in need. In these challenging times, even those of us who are far away can still help. Here are some organizations and resources:

Feed the People Dallas Mutual Aid

CrowdSource Rescue

Austin Mutual Aid

Sunrise Homeless Navigation Center

Para Mi Gente Mutual Aid

Here for a more comprehensive list

Cover image courtesy of Ron Jenkins via

Post by Siobhan Nelson, Angles Managing Editor