Charitable Dining

Dallas restaurants and bars step up with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Dallas restaurants and bars step up with Hurricane Harvey relief

Hurricane Harvey
Hurricane Harvey is still creating havoc in Houston. Photo courtesy of KVUE News

As Hurricane Harvey grinds on, several Dallas restaurants and bars have stepped up to the plate with charitable endeavors, including donation drives and special fundraising events. Below is a list of activities that have been announced so far, listed according to date.

August 29
Nora Restaurant, the Greenville Avenue restaurant, is donating 25 percent of dinner sales to the Red Cross.

August 29
Cane Rosso, the pizzeria in Deep Ellum, is donating 100 percent of the night's sales of food and drink to flood relief efforts. Delivery and to-go orders will be suspended for the night. The restaurant is also selling $50 raffle tickets for a year's worth of free pizza (one pie a week), for sale at the restaurant or online.

August 29-September 2
At its Brown Bag Lunch Pop-ups, Cafe Momentum, the downtown Dallas restaurant, is accepting donations of new underwear and socks, nonperishable food, toiletries, feminine hygiene products, baby diapers, wipes, and formula that will be delivered to the mega-shelter at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.

August 29-September 2
Winners BBQ, the barbecue restaurant in Plano, is donating a portion of sales to JJ Watt's YouCaring fundraiser.

August 29-September 2
Emporium Pies' three branches in Bishop Arts, Deep Ellum, and McKinney are collecting diapers and baby wipes for delivery to the appropriate shelters.

August 29-September 2
Parlay Sports Club, the bar on McKinney Avenue, is collecting underwear, pillows, baby formula, toiletries, and non-perishable items for distribution via Trusted World. In exchange for donations, Parlay will redeem one complimentary drink ticket per person.

August 29-September 4
Snappy Salads, the gourmet salad chain, will collect donations for the American Red Cross via its “Change for Change” program and match donations up to $10,000.

August 30
Happiest Hour is hosting a happy hour from 4-6 pm in which a portion of proceeds will be donated to hurricane relief efforts.

August 30
Free Play in Richardson is donating 100 percent of its $10 admission fee from 7-11 pm to food banks in South Texas.

August 30-September 2
Sandwich Hag, the restaurant in Deep Ellum, will collect new underwear, pillows, sweatsuits, towels, toiletries, and Pack n’ Plays for distribution at local shelters.

August 31
Double Wide, the Deep Ellum bar, will donate 100 percent of sales to disaster relief.

August 31
Single Wide, the Greenville Avenue bar, will donate 100 percent of sales to disaster relief.

August 31
The Eberhard, the Henderson Avenue bar, is donating a portion of sales from 10 pm-2 am to flood relief efforts.

August 31
The People's Last Stand, the bar in Mockingbird Station, is donating a portion of sales from drink sales, tattoo raffles, and on-site men's haircuts and beard trims to disaster relief efforts. They'll also be accepting clothing and dry good donations.

August 31
Citizen, the bar off Cedar Springs, is donating sales from 10 pm-2 am to relief efforts.

August 31-September 2
Cattleack Barbeque, the famed barbecue restaurant, is donating a portion of sales Thursday-Saturday to Salvation Army.

September 1
Kate Weiser Chocolate, the chocolatier at Trinity Groves, is collecting donations of diapers, bottled water, blankets, underwear, hygiene products, baby formula, baby wipes, socks, T-shirts, sweat pants, and Pack 'n Plays until noon. Every case of bottled water gets you a free box of two chocolates.

September 1
Nikkei, the Uptown Dallas club, is donating sales from 10 pm-2 am to relief efforts.

September 1
RJ Mexican Cuisine, the Mexican restaurant in the West End, will donate 15 percent of all dinner proceeds to Hurricane Harvey relief.

September 2
Buda Juice, the local juice chain, will donate $1 for every juice ordered to Feeding Texas.

September 1-30
Full City Rooster, the Cedars coffee spot, is donating 10 percent of all coffee beverage sales to hurricane relief efforts.

September 5
Fish City Grill, the Mansfield branch of this local seafood chain, is donating 15 percent of all sales to hurricane relief efforts.

September 6
#DTX4HTX is a fundraiser by the Central Track blog, with bars and restaurants, including Bangkok Inn, Black Swan Saloon, Candleroom, City Tavern, Easy Slider, Independent Bar + Kitchen, The Nines, Off The Record, Stirr, and Whisk Crepes donating 20 percent of sales to nonprofit Trusted World.

September 16
Cultivar Coffee, the Dallas coffee roaster, hosts a silent auction with gift cards from restaurants and art from Dallas artists from 6-10 pm. Monies raised go to Houston-area coffee shops.