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Austin restaurants continue to provide free food to Austinites in need thanks to the Austin Winter Storm Relief Fund. A joint effort between A Taste of Koko, 365 Things Austin, and MYLK Collective, the group has given back more than $30,000 to help support local restaurants and provide free meals to the public, Austin Public Health, EMS Workers and local hospitals and frontline workers in need. They continue to collect donations to support the community and will utilize any remaining funds to help restaurants get back on their feet post-thaw.
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These are the restaurants providing free food for the public on Friday.
Buenos Aires Cafe
Location: 1201 E. 6th Street
Beginning at 11 a.m., 200 free meals (milanesa + potatoes, spaghetti and meatballs, stew) will be distributed. Sponsored by Pernod Ricard USA.
Location: 11005 Burnet Road
Free bowls beginning at 12 p.m. Sponsored by Cotton Global Disaster Solutions.
Old Thousand North and Old Thousand East
Location: 4805 Burnet Road and 1000 East 11th Street
100 meals will be given out at both locations starting at 2 p.m. Sponsored by Cotton Global Disaster Solutions.
Pickup at East Austin Culinary Studio
Location: 2100 Robert Browning Street
200 El Camaron Crispy Taco Meals starting at 3 p.m. Sponsored by LOREAL LUCIANA.
Location: 2545 West Anderson Lane
300 small sandwiches starting at 11 a.m. Sponsored by Austin Winter Storm Relief.
Location: 4815 West Braker Lane, Suite 510
200 meals starting at 12 p.m. Sponsored by Austin Winter Storm Relief.
Location: 909 West Mary Street
50 meals starting at 11 a.m. Sponsored by Austin Winter Storm Relief.
Location: 801 East William Cannon Drive
300 Meals (chicken fried rice or chicken lo mein) starting at 1 p.m. Sponsored by Austin Winter Storm Relief.
Locations: Northcross at 2525 West Anderson Lane Suite 280 and Round Rock at 200 University Boulevard #530
400 Chicken or Beef Pho (split between two locations) starting at 2 p.m. when you mention Koko. Sponsored by Austin Winter Storm Relief.
Additionally, donations have been made this week to Dell Children’s Hospital, Ascension Seton Hospital, Dell-Seton nurses and frontline workers, St. David’s South courtesy of Wondercide, Kendra Scott, Cotton Global Disaster Solutions, Nutrabolt, Livewell Ventures, Brooklyn Decker, and Andy Roddick.
For more ways you can help the Austin community, check out this post!
Feature photo via China Harbor on Instagram.