Not content to just sit by and watch as Houston is ravaged by flood waters after Hurricane Harvey, Dallas restaurants are springing into action to raise money for people affected by the storms.
Starting today, Eater is keeping a running list of restaurants, bars, and other food businesses that are raising cash or collecting donations for flood victims. For folks who want to help but aren’t sure where to start, use this list as a guide. As an added bonus, many of these restaurants are offering perks to generous donors.
Kate Weiser Chocolate — Until Friday, both Trinity Groves and Northpark locations will accept donations of bottled water. For every case donated, Weiser will reward that generosity with a free two-piece box of chocolates.
Moxie’s Grill & Bar — Donating 20% of all profits from Wednesday, August 30 to Wednesday, September 6 to the American Red Cross.
Chefs For Farmers — 20% of all tickets purchased between now and Sunday, September 8 will be donated to hurricane relief charities.
Emporium Pies — Need to pick up a slice of pie? Before heading to Deep Ellum, Bishop Arts, or McKinney, grab a few packages of diapers and baby wipes for donation at Emporium Pies. All donations will be delivered to shelters for distribution.
Monkey King Noodle Company — Both Carrollton and Deep Ellum locations will collect new underwear, toiletries and feminine hygiene products, diapers and baby wipes, and bottled water. Donations will be distributed to Trusted World.
#DTX4HTX — Online publication Central Track is currently organizing a city-wide fundraiser involving restaurants, bars, clubs, and other venues to donate a portion of proceeds from sales on Wednesday, September 6. Black Swan Saloon, The Independent Bar + Kitchen, and Easy Slider, and City Tavern have already signed up to participate, more restaurants will be added in the coming days.
The Eberhard — On Thursday, August 31, The Eberhard will serve up cheap drinks with a portion of proceeds going directly to charity.
Cane Rosso — Along with donating 100% of sales from the chain’s Deep Ellum location on Tuesday, Cane Rosso is also raffling off a card that entitles one lucky donor to a year of free pizza in exchange for a $50 donation.
Nora — This Lower Greenville institution will donate 25% of proceeds from all dinner sales on Tuesday, August 29 to the American Red Cross.
All Hands on DEC — Hosted by the Dallas United States Bartenders Guild chapter at DEC on Dragon (1414 Dragon Street), All Hands on DEC will feature food and cocktails from Stock & Barrel, Pokey O’s Cookies and Ice Cream, Bowen House, and more Dallas restaurants. Tickets are $20 at the door or $10 with a donation of non-perishable food or water. Proceeds will be donated to the Greater Houston Community Foundation’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.
East Hampton Sandwich Company — Donating 100% of profits from all locations on Tuesday, September 5 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m to the Houston Food Bank.
SusieCakes — All SusieCakes locations will donate $1 from the sale of every red velvet cupcake to the American Red Cross.
Pizza Snob — Both Denton and Fort Worth locations will donate 20% of proceeds on Thursday, August 31 and Friday, September 1 to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund and Austin Pets Alive, the latter of which is assisting displaced pets.
Rusty Taco (Denton) — 20% of all proceeds will benefit Hurricane Harvey relief efforts on Thursday, August 31.
Sweet Daze Dessert Shop — Donating 100% of all proceeds from sales of Sweet Daze’s “Texas Strong” doughnut (emblazoned with a Texas flag) to Trusted World. Doughnuts will be available until September 6.
Gloria’s Latin Cuisine — Donating 10% of all sales at all 19 Gloria’s locations to the American Red Cross on Tuesday, September 5.
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse & Del Frisco’s Grille — 20% of sales from each Del Frisco’s and Del Frisco’s Grill location will be donated to Houston-area food banks. Funds will be raised from Thursday, August 31 to Monday, September 5.
Happiest Hour — On Wednesday, August 30 Happiest Hour will host a fundraiser happy hour with drink specials and a portion of proceeds benefitting hurricane relief charities from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Happiest Hour will also collect toiletries, baby formula, wipes, diapers, and other needed supplies for transport to Houston.
Sandwich Hag — Starting on Wednesday, Sandwich Hag will collect items like new underwear, pillows, sweatsuits, towels, toiletries, and Pack n’ Plays for distribution at local shelters.
The People’s Last Stand — On August 31, The People’s Last Stand will host a party to raise cash for hurricane relief, complete with tattoo raffles, drink specials, and haircuts for dudes. Patrons can also drop off donations of diapers, feminine hygiene products, and other nonperishables.
Cattleack Barbeque — Donating a portion of all proceeds from sales Thursday through Saturday to the Salvation Army.
Double Wide — Donating 100% of proceeds from all sales on Thursday, August 31. Sister bar Single Wide is also participating in the fundraiser.
Parlay Sports Club — Collecting underwear, pillows, baby formula, toiletries, and other non-perishable items for distribution via Trusted World. In exchange for donations, Parlay will offer one complimentary drink ticket per person.
Citizen — On Thursday, Citizen will donate 20% of proceeds from all sales to hurricane relief efforts from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Nikkei — Donating 20% of proceeds from all sales to hurricane relief efforts from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Friday.
Snappy Salads — Until September 4, all Snappy Salads will collect donations from customers and match up to $10,000, with proceeds going to the American Red Cross.
Empire Baking Company — Donating 100% of all sales on September 6 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to the American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.
FT33 — Donating 100% of all proceeds from all orders of beef tartare to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund throughout the weekend.
Cafe Momentum — Cafe Momentum’s Downtown location will serve as a drop-off location for donations of new underwear, feminine hygiene products, baby formula and diapers, along with other supplies that will be delivered to evacuees in Dallas.
Cultivar Coffee — Cultivar will host a silent auction where bidders can win gift cards to local restaurants, local art, and other goodies. All proceeds will be donated to employees of coffee shops in Houston.
Henderson Tap House — Donating 20% of proceeds from all sales during football and soccer games on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Will also be collecting donations of nonperishables and other supplies for hurricane relief organization Trusted World.
RJ Mexican Cuisine — 15% of all dinner proceeds on Friday, September 1 will be donated to Hurricane Harvey relief organizations.
The Brixton — Collecting items for pets affected in Hurricane Harvey, including dog food, treats, blankets and toys. All donations will be given to the SPCA for transport to Houston.
Buda Juice — $1 from each bottle of juice sold at all Buda Juice locations will be donated to Feeding Texas.
Norma’s Cafe — Collecting donations for the American Red Cross at all Norma’s Cafe locations in DFW.
Chef’s Produce Truck Collection — A giant truck from supplier Chef’s Produce will depart from Dallas on Friday filled with donations of diapers, baby wipes, formula, toiletries, nonperishable food, water, and cash. Items are being collected at HG Sply Co, Freshfin Poke Co, Resident Taqueria, Taverna Rossa, Local Yocal (McKinney), Cadillac Pizza Pub (McKinney), Heritage Pizza (The Colony/Frisco), Bin 303 (Rockwall), Standard Service (Rockwall), Cafe Momentum.
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