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The weather is getting warmer but Austin is still working to help those in need after Winter Storm Uri left many without power or water for days.

If you are in need, these organizations and schools are helping distribute warm meals and water to the community.


  • Austin Latino Coalition at St. Elmo Elementary, 600 W. St. Elmo

Free hot meals from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., while supplies last, and free meal boxes with tacos, cases of water and hygiene supplies from 3-6 p.m.

  • Mendez Middle School, 5106 Village Square Dr.

Bottled water and meal distribution from 3-5 p.m.

  • Juan Navarro Early College High School, 1200 Fairfield Drive

Starting at 10:30 a.m., Juan Navarro ECHS will have free food and water.

  • Circuit of the Americas, 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd.

From 3-7 p.m., Circuit of the Americas will have free food and water distribution.

  • Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex, 1156 Hargrave St.
Open until 6 p.m., this site is distributing 30,000 ready-to-eat meals secured by the city in partnership with the Red Cross. Council Member Natasha Harper-Madison tweeted Monday afternoon that she expects the site to stay upon until 8 p.m.

Tesla-sponsored food trucks

Additionally, Del Valle Community Coalition has five pop-up food trucks sponsored by Tesla located around Austin from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Shawarma Point food truck, 5106 Village Square Dr.
  • Easy Tiger Bakery, 2800 Metcalfe Rd.
  • Wholly Cow Burger food truck, 600 W. St. Elmo Rd.
  • Taco Baby food truck, 4901 Truman Oak Cove
  • BBQ Heaven food truck, 5121 Albert Brown Dr.

AISD curbside meals

33 schools in the Austin Independent School District will also provide free curbside meals for children and their caregivers from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.


Water distribution sites

The city of Austin also has 10 water distribution sites open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until supplies last.

    • Lakeline Station, 13652 Lyndhurst Blvd.
    • Walnut Creek Park, 12138 N. Lamar Blvd.
    • Anderson High School, 8403 Mesa Dr.
    • ACC Highland Mall parking lot, 604 E. Highland Mall Blvd.
    • Nelson Field, 7105 Berkman Dr.
    • Zilker Park, 2301 Barton Springs Rd.
    • Roy G. Guerrero Park, 400 Grove Blvd.
    • ACC Pinnacle Campus, 7748 US-290
    • Garrison Park, 6001 Menchaca Rd.
    • Onion Creek Soccer Complex, 5600 E. William Cannon

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