Winter Weather

State Resources Survey of Storm Damage


The Governor announced a statewide effort to collect damage assessment data for this past week's storm event. Information is being collected to help officials across the state gain an understanding of damages for individuals throughout Texas. The objective is to understand the scale of this disaster at the local level.

Charitable Monetary Donations

Waco Foundation, in partnership with the City of Waco, created the Winter Storm Community Relief Fund to provide support to individuals and families who were impacted by Winter Storm Uri and do not have resources for basic needs and vital home repairs.  The fund will distribute grants to pre-selected local nonprofit agencies that provide basic necessities like food, electricity and water, and/or low to no-cost home repairs for families in need.  For home repairs, costs for materials will be covered by the Relief Fund and highly-trained volunteers and professionals will conduct needed repairs. 

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Request Resources: Waco McLennan County


If you need resources due to the impacts of the recent Winter Weather Event, please fill out this survey to indicate your need and the best way to contact you. We will match your request with volunteers or donations that are available and will contact you directly.

Goods & Services Volunteer Donation Form


Please fill out this form completely. We will match your services or donation with someone in need. You will be contacted directly.

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FEMA announced federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by a severe winter storm beginning on Feb. 11, 2021 and continuing.

Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster.

Individuals and business owners who sustained losses in the designated area can begin applying for assistance by registering online at: or by calling 1-800-621-3362 or 1-800-462-7585.

Additional Resources

Development Services – Projects, Repairs, Inspections and Fee Waiver Processes due to Storm Damage

FEMA's Texas Winter Storm Page

Insurance tips following winter storms

Winter Storm Emergency Repair Program Flyer

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