Attack Poverty Responds to the Texas Winter Storm


Attack Poverty will be serving those impacted by the Texas Winter Storm by meeting their basic needs. Even in uncertain times, it continues to be our mission to strengthen under-resourced communities. 

It takes all of us to make things happen. As Attack Poverty, we're used to adapting and pivoting to meet the needs of communities and we need your support.


We’re anticipating high need for home repair, assistance with basic needs like food and water, and even serving families with children as families try to figure out how to move forward while their children are at home in virtual schooling.

With the devastation we’ve seen so far over the past few days, we know this will be costlybut we also know you all will come alongside us as we serve.

Get Involved

We appreciate your prayers and donations in support of our neighbors.

  • We know God is with us and will provide for us. He will not leave us. Brandon, references Zephenia 3:17 as a word of encouragement.
  • If you can volunteer, we need your support as we walk alongside others.
  • If you can support us financially, we need your support to keep this going. It takes $200,000 a month to keep us going.
  • Our Attack Poverty Disaster Recovery team is getting ready to mobilize to support communities.
  • Today we challenge you, reach out to someone today. Help your neighbors, reach out to friends, share resources, and come together. #bettertogether

Resources Needed

updated: 2.22.2021


  • WATER!
  • Home Depot and Lowes Gift Cards
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Contractor Bags -Trash Bags
  • Bleach
  • Child related activity needs (Activity Kits, Bible Studies)
  • Pet Food
  • Baby Supplies (Baby Food, Formula, Diapers)
  • Batteries
  • Hand Sanitizer

Attack Poverty Drop Off Location

updated: 2.19.2021


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Help & Info

updated 3.15.2021
CounselingCommunity Social Workers can help

Resources

Our goal is to empower you to manage your recovery process with the support of local partners. Below are additional resources to help you get started on your recovery. Please complete the surveys and registrations below so that government, nonprofits, and other organizations can best understand and advocate for you and your communities’ needs.

Crisis Clean Up

Crisis Cleanup helps communicate with and coordinate organizations after a disaster. If your home was damaged in the Winter Storm, you can call the Crisis Cleanup help line and get help cleaning and/or fixing damaged property, your property information will be added to the system, and reputable local volunteer or church groups can respond to your call 

Winter Shock Home Cleanup Hotline
844-965-1386 | crisiscleanup.org

FEMA/SBA

Temporary housing, home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses are available to individuals and business owners to recover from the effects of the disaster. Homeowners and business owners apply for a SBA disaster loan through the same process of applying for FEMA

Register at DisasterAssistance.gov or calling 1-800-621-3362 or 1-800-462-7585 TTY.

Basic Needs

  1. Dial 2-1-1 Texas United Way Helpline for community resources.
  2. Text HOUSTONFREEZE to 898211
    (iPhone link | Android link) to receive text updates about resources to help you recover from the winter storm. Regular text messaging rates apply.