When Winter Storm Uri slammed into the State of Texas, CISDR sprang into action. As our Site Coordinators reach out to students and families, we have compiled a list of resources for those in need. Thank you to all of our generous donors and hard-working community partners who are helping our students and families get through this unprecedented storm and its aftermath. We are all in this together!
Disaster Relief Resources
City of McKinney Info (including FEMA application and legal info):
SNAP clients may apply for replacement food benefits. Anyone with SNAP Food Stamp benefits whose food was destroyed due to power loss can complete a form and mail/fax it to HHSC for potential reimbursement of SNAP benefits to replace their food lost.
To find local resources such as food or shelter, please call 2-1-1 and select option 1
City of Dallas Bulk Water Pick Up Program
Starting Monday, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., Dallas residents can come to any of the Park and Recreation warming stations to fill water containers, up to 15 gallons per visits. No ID is required. Residents are asked to bring their own containers. For those without containers, a limited number of 5-gallon containers will be available. For a list of those warming centers, as well as more information on the city’s efforts and available resources, please visit this link.