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Winter Weather Storm Updates

The historic winter storm triggered unprecedented power outages and property damages. What happened? And how can you help? Read through our coverage to learn more.


A table full of to-go containers filled with pasta and salad.
Winter Weather Storm Updates

Three Ways to Help Dallas Mutual Aid Groups During the Freezing Weather

And they could really use your help, too. If you have any spare warm clothes in good condition laying around or have some spare dollars, then send them to these local do-gooders. Every donation helps.
Three women wearing gloves and masks, serving hot meals to those in need in South Dallas.

There Are Still Families Stuck in Dallas-Area Hotels After the Storm

Organizations like Not My Son are still housing families displaced from last month's snowstorms.
A plate of vegan food: vegan mac and cheese, collard greens, seitan/meat-free

Battered by Winter Storm Uri, ITSO Vegan in Grand Prairie Launches GoFundMe to Survive

"So many really depend on the vegan restaurant because that's what they eat. I can't close and leave them with nothing."
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Food & Drink

Dallas Nonprofit Serves 2,500 Free Meals Through DFW Taquerias

People are still struggling after last week's winter disaster. Today—yes, Taco Tuesday today—the nonprofit Staff Meal is providing food for those who need it.


Doing Good

After Suffering Storm Damage, These Dallas Nonprofits Are in Dire Need of Donations

Genesis Women's Shelter, the Family Place, and other nonprofits have burst pipes and extensive flood damage. Their evacuated residents need immediate assistance.
Local News

Scenes From a Frozen White Rock Lake

The lake basically froze last week. Here are some shots of the ice from above.
Feed the People Dallas volunteers making care packages last week at Lake Cliff Park.

Dallas-Fort Worth Mutual Aid Collectives Sprung Into Life-Saving Action This Week

All of the energy spent organizing in 2020 has allowed many local mutual aid groups keep people warm, housed, and fed during this weather emergency.

Dallas Chefs Fought Through a Pandemic, Then the Power Went Out

Chefs and restaurateurs already face a pandemic. And then came an unprecedented winter storm that piled on major losses and property damage.
Local News

As Power Returns, Questions About Outage Distribution Remain

There are rumors about the Park Cities getting preferential treatment. Online data are hard to parse.