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Local businesses collecting donations for flood victims

Community disaster relief efforts in motion

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Several local businesses in Cedar Park and Leander are coordinating efforts to donate needed items to the Austin Disaster Relief Network, which is accepting donations at 1122 East 51st Street in Austin.

Baldy’s Jeep Shop, Pure Barre Cedar Park, The Rotten Bunch, Styles Hair Studios, Vaperz, Kitchen House, Whitestone Brewery and Bohemian Barbecue are all local businesses that have announced they are collecting donations for delivery to ADRN during opening hours. 

Red Horn Coffee House and Brewing Company, located at 13010 W. Parmer Lane, Cedar Park, are donating $1 from every purchase of drip coffee or house beer to disaster relief through Sept. 2.

Regional offices for Keller Williams, located at 900 Quest Parkway in Cedar Park, are also accepting donations from the community for its KW Cares Houston 2017 Flood Warehouse Relief effort.

The Leander Police Department is seeking donations of new packaged socks, underwear, and t-shirts for both men and women in a variety of sizes for first responders and flood victims displaced from their homes and valuables. Officials said they need everything by midnight on Thursday and send the items to the coast early Friday morning.

From August 28 through September 3, Austin Aquarium will offer free admission to residents of all counties that were evacuated during Hurricane Harvey. All patrons need to do is provide a photo ID with their address.

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