Texas Crisis Support
The winter storm that occurred Valentine’s Day week 2021 brought not only snow and sleet to Texas, but also extreme cold temperatures. With road closures, power outages, loss of electricity and broken pipes taking their toll, the storm left thousands without food or water.
With the much needed disbursement of $14,000, four Texas food banks were able to receive checks of $3,500 each: $2,500 from National Philoptochos and $1,000 from the Metropolis of Denver Philoptochos. The following Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth area foodbanks will each received checks:
• Houston Food Bank, Houston
• Emergency Aid Coalition, Houston
• Tarrant Area Food Bank, Fort Worth
• Community Food Bank, Fort Worth.
Donating funds from National Philoptochos and the Metropolis of Denver Philoptochos was an incredible example of outreach to those in need. Read the full article in the April Philanthropy Witness.