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Disaster Relief Fund Reports

United Way of the Coastal Bend Disaster Relief Fund Grants

United Way of the Coastal Bend is here for the long-haul and committed to supporting the mid- and long-term recovery needs for Coastal Bend residents. Records on this page will be updated regularly, reflecting dispersal of funds and their intended use as our community rebuilds. 

$1,750 – Habitat for Humanity Corpus Christi

Floor repairs 

$35,000 – New Day Port A Fund

Purchase of building materials to repair 27 homes

$40,000 – Catholic Charities

Utility assistance, temporary housing assistance and rental/mortgage assistance

$10,000 – Salvation Army

Food assistance

$13,800 – Revolutionary Wellness

Mental health counseling and emotional support at various locations

$37,660 – Aransas Pass for Youth

$30,000 for utility assistance; $5,000 for transportation assistance for Aransas Pass resident; $2,660 for summer camp transportation

$20,000 – Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend

Disaster relief assistance for job seekers throughout United Way of the Coastal Bend's service area

$10,000 – Refugio Volunteer Fire Department

Building repair assistance

$100,000 – All Hands and Hearts

Housing recovery projects 

$55,000 – Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce

Utilities, rent, transportation, H-E-B gift cards distributed by the Chamber and small business assistance

$5,000 – Ingleside Chamber of Commerce

Small business assistance

$1,856 – UWCB Relief Activities

$3,100 – Direct Assistance to Individuals 

Rent and utilities

$3,000 – San Patricio Economic Development Corporation

Christmas gifts for victims

$10,000 – AEP Employee Assistance Fund

$15,500 – Port Aransas Volunteer Fire Department

Funding for replacement brush truck radio, hose, tires and a thermal imaging camera

$10,000 – Refugio Volunteer Fire Department

Assistance with repairs

$450,000 – Refugio County VRC

Repair of 90 homes

$40,000 – Habitat for Humanity

Roofing repairs and replacements 

Direct Service to Recipients of Homes for Displaced Marlins RVs

On Saturday, November 12, 2017, United Way of the Coastal Bend presented $2,550 in H-E-B gift cards for food assistance to families - representing a total of 91 people -  helped by Homes for Displaced Marlins in Port Aransas. 

Disaster Service and People Served 

Utility Assistance – 753

Mortgage/Rent – 108 

Mental Health – 612

Food / Transportation – 1,908

Gap Fill / Housing Materials / Other – 411

TOTAL: 3,792