Several local businesses are paying it forward to Houston neighbors who helped New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. There are dozens of ways to help and donate to their recovery efforts. A list of several charity organizations can be found here. However, we've compiled a list of local makers, businesses and events donating to the cause as well.
Fleurty Girl 'Hou Dat' T-Shirt
Local t-shirt company Fleurty Girl pays it forward to Houston with their $20 “Hou Dat” t-shirt. The company says all of the proceeds from these t-shirt sales will be donated to Feeding Texas, an organization serving food banks throughout affected areas. The “Hou Dat” t-shirt will only be available for pre-order at the Fleurty Girl website. Photo courtesy: Fleurty Girl
The Blind Tiger 'Texas Burger'
Now – Saturday, Sept. 2
The Blind Tiger pays it forward to help Texas and Louisiana neighbors impacted in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The restaurant’s Slidell and Mississippi locations will sell “Texas Burgers” for $20, with all proceeds going to benefit a local relief charity for Hurricane Harvey. Each Texas Burger comes decked with cheddar cheese, barbecue sauce and fried onions on top. Get this sandwich with a handful of hand-cut french fries. These burgers will be available until Sept. 2. Photo courtesy: The Blind Tiger
'After the Rain' Houston Benefit Concert
Friday, Sept. 1
Local musicians will come together for a benefit concert called “After the Rain” to show support for Hurricane Harvey victims. Artists like Sam Price, Smoky Greenwell, Keith Stone, Ted Hefko, Bob Worth and more gather at the Den at the Howlin’ Wolf for a show at 9 p.m. on Friday. Organizers are suggesting a $20 donation and will collect non-perishable food items and cleaning supplies for families in need. Photo courtesy: The Howlin’ Wolf
The Megaphone Show: Houston Benefit Show
Saturday, Sept. 2
The New Movement comedy theater will donate proceeds from Saturday night’s “Megaphone Show” to benefit the Houston Food Bank. Tickets are $15. These popular weekly shows feature members of theater group improvising off real-life stories told by guest monologists, ranging from local celebrities to “Clueless” director Amy Heckerling and “The Simpsons'” Harry Shearer. Saturday’s monologists all will be Houston natives. Photo courtesy: The New Movement via Facebook
Cure Dishes Out 'Red Beans for Houston'
Saturday, Sept. 2
Craft cocktail bar Cure and New Orleans native Pableaux Johnson team up for a fundraiser to benefit Houston’s Red Cross. This fundraiser dishes out red beans, cocktails and cornbread this Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at Cure. Adults can get some grub for $20 at the door. Kids can join for $10, and toddlers under age 5 are free. Photo courtesy: Cure via Facebook
Urban South Brewery Flood Relief Fundraiser
Sunday, Sept. 3
Urban South Brewery hosts a “Families Helping Families” flood relief fundraiser for Texas flood victims from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday. The brewery will donate $2 from every pint to flood relief efforts. They will also collect cleaning and demo supplies, canned food, rubbermaid containers, toiletries and school supplies. Photo courtesy: Urban South Brewery
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