HOUSTON — Many Houston-area residents remain without adequate water supply due to boil water notices or repairs needed on their properties. There are also those in need of food.
In an effort to help those in need, local officials are setting up food and water distribution sites in several counties around our region.
See the full list of locations below.
Tuesday Distribution Site
Shape Community Center
Houston-native and Brooklyn Nets Center DeAndre Jordan funded a drive-thru food & water distribution for the Third Ward. The event will open at 12 p.m. and continue while supplies last.
Location: 3903 Almedia Rd, Houston, 77004
Thursday Distribution Site
Houston Water Distribution
Change Happens! will have bottled water to give away starting at 2 p.m.
Location: 3353 Elgin St, Houston, 77004
Friday Distribution Site
Magnolia Center Drive-Thru
The City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods will distribute bottled water (drive-thru only) starting at 9 a.m.
Location: Magnolia Multi-Service Center (7037 Capitol St, Houston, 77011)
Hotties Supporting Houston
Food delivery for elderly residents
CrowdSource is gathering volunteers to make no-contact food deliveries to older residents. If you need food or want to volunteer for deliveries, click here.
Weekly Food Distribution
Bread of Life Inc. provides healthy food every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at St. John's Downtown (2019 Crawford St, Houston, 77002)
This list will be updated as more sites are confirmed. The following events have already passed.
Sunday distribution sites
District F Distribution
The Office of Council Member Tiffany Thomas will lead a food & water distribution starting at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Supplies will be given on a first come, first served basis.
Location: Piney Point Elementary (8921 Pagewood Ln, Houston, 77063)
NACC Disaster Services is partnering with the City of Houston, the Teamsters union and AFL-CIO for a drive-thru distribution. They will provide food, water, meal kits, pillows and cups starting at 1 p.m. on Sunday. They'll be open while supplies last.
Location: NACC Headquarters (16605 Air Center Blvd, Houston, 77032)
The Sugar Land Skeeters are hosting drive-thru food giveaway through The Alliance. They'll give out food, water and PPE starting at 2 p.m.
Location: B-Lot at Constellation Field (1 Stadium Dr, Sugar Land, 77498)
Dawoodi Bohras of Houston
The Dawoodi Bohra community will have hot meals and water available from 2 p.m.- 5 p.m.
Location: Finnigan Park (4900 Providence St, Houston, 77020)
Councilmember Thomas will also join Councilmember Letitia Plummer and Jersey Village Mayor Andrew Mitcham for another distribution at 3 p.m.
Location: Greater Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church (3202 Blanco St, Houston, 77063)
Saturday distribution sites
WHAM Food Fair
West Houston Assistance Ministries will end the week with with a food fair on Saturday from 9 a.m.- noon.
Location: Church at the Cross (3835 S Dairy Ashford Rd, Houston, 77082)
Houston ISD Food Distribution
Nutrition Services will be providing student meals, family food boxes and other household items. Families can pick up supplies from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the following supersites:
- Almeda Elementary School (14226 Almeda School Rd, 77047)
- Butler Stadium (13755 South Main, 77037)
- M.C. Williams Middle School (6100 Knox St, 77091)
- Sugar Grove Academy (8405 Bonhomme Rd, 77074)
- Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center (4400 W 18th St, 77092)
- Hexser T. Holliday Food Services Support Center (Bennington St, 77028)
Houston Rockets & Operation BBQ Relief
The Rockets and the Fertitta Family will be working with Operation BBQ Relief for a drive-thru food & water distribution. They'll start at 11 a.m. and will continue while supplies last.
Location: Toyota Center's Tundra Garage (1515 Leeland St). Drive up to the 3rd floor to pick up supplies.
Friday distribution sites
West Houston Assistance Ministries
The West Houston Ministries have been hosting daily drive-thru food distributions every day this week starting at 9 a.m. Friday is their last day and they're hoping to feed up to 250 families.
Location: 10501 Meadowglen Ln, Houston, 77042
Northwest Mall (Tuesday - Friday)
The city of Houston in collaboration with several organizations, including CrowdSource Rescue and Operation BBQ Relief, will be servicing hot meals beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Northwest Mall located at 9500 Hempstead Road.
It will continue until supply runs out.
The organizations plan to serve meals at this location through Friday, February 26, should weather permit.
Praise Chapel Houston
The chapel is working with Operation Compassion to provide water & household goods (non-perishable foods, cleaning supplies, diapers, etc.) from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. (or while supplies last)
Location: Praise Chapel Houston (18516 Old Galveston Rd, Webster, 77598)
Hispanic Star Emergency Relief
Hispanic Star local hubs are distributing food & supplies across Texas. The hubs will be available on Friday in Pasadena, Galena Park, and Houston.
- Drive #1: 911 Harris Ave, Pasadena, 77506, 10 a.m.- noon
- Drive #2: 1302 Keene St, Galena Park, 77547, 5 p.m.- 7 p.m.
- Drive #3: Mexico Consulate (4506 Caroline St, Houston, 77004), Time TBD
Common Market Texas & World Central Kitchen
The nonprofits are co-hosting food distributions on Friday & Saturday. Their boxes will be filled with food from Texas farms.
Friday location: Julia C Hester House (2020 Solo St, Houston, 77020), starts at 12 p.m.
Saturday location: HOPE Clinic - Alief Community Health Center (14438 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, 77083), starts at 8 a.m.
Thursday distribution sites
Texas Can Academies in Houston North
Houston North is hosting Houston Food Bank's School Market mobile on their campus parking lot from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. or until all of their food is gone
Location: 3401 Hardy St, Houston, 77709
Fifth Ward Relief
Location: 1914 Benson St., Houston, 77020
Wednesday distribution sites
The Fort Bend Church in Sugar Land
In partnership with the city of Houston, the Fort Bend Church is hosting a water distribution drive from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Location: The Fort Bend Church at 1900 Eldridge Rd., Sugar Land, 77478
The city is holding a few water distribution sites at 3 p.m. while supplies last - first-come, first-served.
- City Hall Complex: 1522 Texas Parkway
- Fire Station 2: 12043 McLain Blvd.
- First United Methodist Church: 3900 Lexington Blvd
Tuesday distribution sites
La Porte ISD and The Common Market
La Porte ISD and The Common Market are handing out 500 boxes of fresh local produce beginning at 1 p.m. at the La Porte ISd Support Service Center located at 2015 Sens Rd.
Houston Rockets and Mayor Turner at Toyota Center
Mayor Sylvester Turner, Houston Rockets owner Tilman J. Fertitta and Rockets Head Coach Stephen Silas are partnering to provide a drive thru water distribution.
This event is from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cars should line up on Jackson Street and follow police and staff directions for distribution.
Houston Food Bank at NRG Stadium
Houston Food Bank will have a drive-thru food distribution event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at NRG stadium. Unfortunately, walk-ups are not allowed. They'll be handing out both food and water.
The distribution will take place in the Blue Lot, Gate 9 at NRG Stadium, 8510 Kirby Dr. Gates will open at 7 a.m. (Traffic lined up prior to 7 a.m. will be asked to keep moving.)
There are at least two places where you can find pet food this week.
The Houston Humane Society will host a pet food distribution event on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Brazoria County Courthouse in Angleton.
The organization will host a second drive-thru pet food distribution event from 10 a.m. until noon on Friday at the Four Corners Community Center in Sugar Land.