Category Archives: Disaster Response

10.30.2017 | DISASTER RESPONSE, NAVIGATION CENTER

A Different Kind Of First Responder: 2-1-1 Navigation Center Specialists

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It has been two months since Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas Coast, but recovery efforts are far from over. Since the storm touched ... Read More >

 
Austin San Marcos flood and tornado relief

10.30.2015 | AUSTIN TRENDS, DISASTER RESPONSE

October 30th Flood and Tornado Relief

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We are taking donations for those affected by the October 30th floods and tornadoes. Please donate at uwatx.org/floods to make a ... Read More >

 
Memorial Day flood relief

07.30.2015 | AUSTIN TRENDS, DISASTER RESPONSE

Flood Relief Funds to Be Distributed

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It’s been two months since the devastating Memorial Day floods swept through Central Texas—including Hays, Blanco, Bastrop, ... Read More >

 
Onion Creek flooding map

11.19.2013 | DISASTER RESPONSE, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS

My volunteer experience: finding a sense of community in a city of thousands

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Being from a small town in west Texas, the only flooding I’ve experienced was a hot summer day when the neighbor’s above ground ... Read More >

 
Central Texas Wildfires

02.21.2012 | DISASTER RESPONSE, NAVIGATION CENTER

United Way Capital Area Announces Wildfire Relief Fund Recipients

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Yesterday, UWCA awarded $118,000 from its Central Texas Wildfire Relief Fund to three organizations that continue to support and ... Read More >

 
Text-to-donate campaign for Central Texas wildfires

10.17.2011 | DISASTER RESPONSE, NAVIGATION CENTER

UWCA raises over $100K for Wildfire Relief

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It’s hard to believe it has been over a month since wildfires broke out across Central Texas. For UWCA, this time of year is ... Read More >

 
 
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