Houston will see even more rain this week following a devastating few days of flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. The Austin hospitality industry will undoubtedly do its part to help residents and businesses in the flood-ravaged areas across the state. Following is a working list of Austin restaurants and bars and their contributions to relief efforts. Email additions to email@example.com.
Apis will give $25 dollar gift cards on Friday and Saturday for any physical donations like diapers, canned food, blankets for displaced hurricane survivors housed in Austin shelters.
Banger’s hosts a Saturday barbecue and Houston brews event to raise money for relief efforts.
Boiler Nine Bar + Grill will donate the net profits from its new happy hour to flood relief through Thursday.
The Brew & Brew will donate $1 from every beer sold this week to relief efforts.
Cane Rosso locations around Texas (including the one in Sunset Valley) are selling $50 raffle tickets for a year’s worth of free pizza. The restaurants are only selling 400 tickets, with the proceeds (which would reach $20,000 if all tickets are sold) going to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. More details on their site. (Update: Dallas-based Cane Rosso and owner Jay Jerrier will be donating $20,000 from sales from their Tuesday night event in Deep Ellum. They’ve sold half of the goal (200 of 400) from the Year of Pizza raffle, adding another $10,000 to the donation tally so far. The tickets are on sale through the rest of this week.)
Family Business Beer Company has set up an online fundraising drive intended to raise at least $100,000. As of Monday morning, they were more than 75 percent of the way to their goal.
Freebirds World Burrito is accepting canned goods and bottled water at all non-Houston locations in Texas to donate to local food banks through September 3.
Kung Fu Saloon will be hosting a company-wide Drink 4 a Cause event on September 5th. All locations (Austin Downtown, Austin Rock Rose, Dallas, Houston and Nashville) will be donating 50% of that day’s drink sales to the Harvey relief efforts.
Kyoten Sushiko: For each dinner guest the omakase restaurant from Houston native Otto Phan serves over the next two weeks (August 30-September 10), Kyoten will donate $40 to relief efforts set up by the Houston Texans J.J. Watt.
Lick Honest Ice Creams will donate 100% of proceeds from their Texas Sheet Cake pints sold at all of their shops to the American Red Cross.
Once Over Coffee Bar will donate $1 to relief efforts from every bag of coffee, beer, and wine sold through September 7th.
Pizzeria Sorellina will host a pizza party from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, with free pizza available to anyone who donates $25 to the Rockport-Fulton relief fund.
All proceeds from the $15 hatch green chili and chicken broth ramen at Ramen Tatsu-Ya go to relief efforts in Houston, while supplies last.
Red Horn Coffee House & Brewing Co. donating $1 of every house beer and drip coffee sold through the rest of the week.
St. Elmo Brewing Company is donating $1 from every pint of Rain – Helles Lager this week to the Houston Flood Relief Fund. They’re also taking donations of food, water, clothes, and money for those in need.
Thai Fresh will donate 100% of proceeds on Tuesday, September 5th from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. A donation box will also be available for those wanting to contribute extra money for this cause.
Treaty Oak Brewing & Distilling in Dripping Springs is having a four-day Labor Day Weekend event to raise money to support people effected by Hurricane Harvey, with a percentage of our proceeds from the entire going to the Central Texas Food Bank Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. Visit their site for details on donation drive, food, booze and live music.
The Vegan Nom is donating 10% of all sales through Sunday to help Hurricane Harvey victims.
All locations of Via 313 donated Tuesday’s sales to the flood relief efforts in Houston
Yard Bar will have a shipping box on site from September 1-15, collecting pet items like dog and cat food, kennels, blankets and more to send to hard-hit areas. Yard Bar is also donating $2 of every Smirnoff and “Underdog” cocktail through all of September to Harvey Relief and waiving the park admission fees for all eligible dogs visiting Austin as Harvey evacuees through the month of September.
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