February 13-18, 2021 saw record breaking cold weather, combined with record snow and ice. Water distribution systems became compromised with electric outages in many parts of our community. Many experienced no heat for over five days, frozen and busted pipes making the situation worse.
The San Angelo Area Foundation has provided emergency grant funding to Galilee CDC to help with emergency repairs for low-income homeowners that need plumbing and heating repairs, due to this historic winter storm. Contact Galilee CDC in person at 1404 S. Oakes St. through Facebook, www.galileecdc.org or call their office at 325-655-6700. Galilee CDC is a non-profit that is committed to create and maintain affordable housing in the Concho Valley. Those in need can also contact 211 to seek guidance on other issues and needs created by this winter storm. The United Way of the Concho Valley at 325-949-3716 is also able to assist with intake information and guiding those in need to agencies able to assist.
San Angelo Disaster Relief Fund
The Foundation established the San Angelo Disaster Relief Fund to accept monetary donations, allowing neighbors from across the community to help support the extended recovery efforts needed for low-income residents in need following a disaster. The Foundation will work closely with local organizations to provide assistance to those in need.
How to Donate:
Click here to donate online, using a debit card, credit card, or an on-line check. The Foundation will cover all processing fees.
If you prefer to contribute by mailing a check, simply make the check payable to the San Angelo Area Foundation with San Angelo Disaster Relief in the memo and mail the check to our office at 221 S. Irving San Angelo, TX 76903
(Donations cannot be earmarked for a specific household, in order to comply which charitable Grantmaking requirements)