The Good Guide: Harvey Relief Efforts

We've rounded up a list of businesses and events in Austin that are giving back to hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Houston and along the gulf coast. More to come, surely, but this will get you through the weekend if you're looking for ways to help. Texas Forever.


all proceeds from this watercolor by Mint and Maple go to American Red Cross -

all proceeds from this watercolor by Mint and Maple go to American Red Cross -


Thursday, August 31

Hope for Houston Donation Drive at Native Hostel: Bring items to donate (diapers, first aid, toiletries, etc.) and Native Hostel along with the Vince Young Foundation will drive them into Houston on Sunday. Thursday night, enjoy music by DJ Mel and the venue will match your cash donation. Details here

Hurricane Benefit at Antone's: Join Guy Forsyth, Carolyn Wonderland, and friends as they help raise money for American Red Cross. Tickets here.

The Peterson Brothers at 3Ten ACL Live: all show proceeds benefit American Red Cross. Tickets here

Friday, September 1

J. Black's Friends Helping Neighbors benefit: for every Friends & Neighbors Allies Noisy Cricket Session IPA sold, $2 will go to Houston Flood Relief Fund. Details here.  

Houston Strong at Mohawk: Benefiting the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund with music by Black Joe LewisThe Octopus ProjectRobert EllisWalker LukensThe Deer, and Otis the Destroyer. Tickets here

Hot Dogs 4 Hurricane Harvey: Stop by Volstead for hot dogs, Tito's drink specials, music, + more benefiting American Red Cross. Details here

Saturday, September 2

Smoke Out at Banger's: Live music, delicious food, good cause. All proceeds from the sale of the Smoke Out plate, along with the sale of beers from Houston breweries, will be donated to the GlobalGiving Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. Details here

Beyoncé VS Rihanna at Cheer Up Charlies: Celebrate Bey's birthday by helping raise money for Houston. Music by GirlFriend ATX, and limited edition posters by Awful Goods for sale, all proceeds benefiting Houston Food Bank. Good Party ATX will be onsite to collect donation items to send to Houston with uShip. Items needed include: diapers, baby formula, canned food, new blankets and towels, and batteries. Details here

Batch Craft Beer and Kolaches fundraiser: Batch will be offering a special "Hatch Recovery Kolache" made with Micklethwait's Craft Meats' pulled pork shoulder, hatch green chili, and cheese; and a special keg of Yellow Rose IPA from Lone Pint Brewery in Houston. All proceeds from this special keg and kolache will be donated directly to the American Red Cross. Music by Cotton Mather, Darin Murphy, Noah and the Megafauna, Phil Hurly, and more. Details here.

Sunday, September 3

Diddy Day Soiree at Austin Beerworks: Inspired by P. Diddy's legendary White Party and a way to help others, the folks at Austin Beerworks are wearing their finest white linens before Labor Day and donating 100% of party proceeds to Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. Info. 

Hurricane Harvey Bake Sale at the Skylark Lounge: Music by James Bullard, and Soul Man Sam & the SMS Band. All proceeds benefit hurricane victims. Details here

Rotel Vegas Chili Cookoff: Cast your vote for the best chili around. Music by Sailor Poon and The Sun Machine. Benefiting Houston Food Bank. Details here


Black Star Co-op is donating $1 from every house beer purchased now through Sept. 3 to American Red Cross. 

FRIDAY: Shangri La is donating 100% of proceeds to Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. 

LOVE Cycling Studio is donating all proceeds on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday to hurricane relief efforts. Details here

Ramen Tatsu-Ya Austin is offering their Hatch Chile Miso Ramen for $15, all proceeds to go to Hurricane Harvey relief. Available at both locations while supplies last. 

Freedman's is collecting supplies to take to Port Aransas and Rockport now through Sept. 3. Info here.  

Fall Creek Vineyards in Driftwood is accepting donations of canned goods and bottled water for the Central Texas Food Bank. Donate and get 20% off your wine purchase.

Blue Dahlia Bistro is donating 5% of sales all week to

St. Elmo Brewing Company is donating $1 from every pint of Rain Helles Lager to the Houston Flood Relief Fund, as well as accepting donated goods.

All proceeds from pint sales of Lick Honest Ice Creams Texas Sheet Cake will benefit American Red Cross through end of September. 

Saturday, Sept. 2: Veracruz All Natural will be donating 20% of sales to Central Texas Food Bank. 

Wright Bros. Brew and Brew is donating $1 from every beer or wine to local relief efforts. 


FRIDAY: 100% of sales from YETI Flagship will go to hurricane relief. Now's the time to get that bear-proof cooler. 

Heywood Hotel is donating 100% of profits from their gift shop and 10% of gift certificate sales to Greater Houston Community Foundation. Now til Sept. 4. Info. 

Kammok is donating 100% of proceeds from their Texas flag hammock, indefinitely, to hurricane Harvey relief efforts. HELL YES. Get one here

THURSDAY: Purse & Clutch will donate 20% of all in-store sales to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund . Our store, 4477 S. Lamar, Suite 590, will also serve as a collection drop-off location for Texas Diaper Bank through Sept. 1st, 7pm. 

Now through Sept. 4, Sound on Sound Fest will donate 25% of fest ticket sales to hurricane relief efforts. Get your ticket now!