AUSTIN, Texas, April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Collective, a giving community dedicated to funding nonprofits addressing systemic issues with sustainable, innovative solutions, today announces that it has given five grants totaling $450,000 to nonprofit organizations helping Texans in need after winter storm Uri. The organizations receiving grants are Feeding Texas, Rebuilding Together Houston, Rebuilding Together Austin, Sustainable Food Center and Austin Disaster Relief Network.
"We were blown away by the generosity of individual donors and organizations from across the country supporting our fellow Texans that left so many without water, electricity and a long clean-up effort ahead," says Erin Arnheim, Legacy Collective CEO. "We're proud to link arms with these organizations meeting so many needs across the state."
More information about these organizations, how they'll use the funds and the impact that Legacy Collective donors have made can be found on our Texas Disaster Relief Fund page.
Donations from the Texas Disaster Relief Fund benefited the following organizations:
Sustainable Food Center: For over 45 years, SFC has supported local, small to mid-sized farms achieve their business and regenerative farming goals so they can thrive, while increasing access to healthy, local food throughout the supply chain. Fifty percent of relief funding from Legacy Collective will go directly toward Black and Brown farmer relief.
Austin Disaster Relief Network: ADRN is comprised of nearly 200 Greater Austin churches and thousands of trained volunteers bringing hope into crisis. ADRN's network enables and empowers church members to organize, prepare, mobilize, and respond quickly in the event of disaster, great or small.
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