Donate to the Central Texas Tornado Relief Fund!

Central Texas Tornado Relief Fund
Central Texas Tornado Relief Fund(Central Texas Tornado Relief Fund)

Sponsored - Severe storms, tornadoes, and large hail left a path of destruction through parts of Central Texas April 12th, 2022. Those devastated have a long road to recovery.

Together, the Waco Foundation, Helping Hands Ministry of Belton and KWTX News 10 are committed to supporting those affected. One hundred percent of your tax-deductible donation goes directly to those forever changed by the storms.

DONATE ONLINE by Credit Card (Link Opens in a New Window)


Waco Foundation, 1227 N Valley Mills Dr #235, Waco, TX 76710

(Make payable to the Waco Foundation, memo Central Texas Tornado Relief Fund)



Frequently Asked Questions:

What will my donation go to?

Support individuals and families impacted by the storm. Funds can help address necessities including but not limited to food, clothing, temporary housing, clean-up, and repairs.

I know someone who needs help.

Helping Hand Ministry is actively connecting with those affected by the storms. They have also provided a form online for those requesting assistance.

Are there any administrative or percentage-based fees taken out of my donation?

No, 100% of your donation is passed directly to those in need. If you choose to donate via credit card, there is 2.9% fee assessed by the processor, the rest of the funds go directly to those affected by the storm. Donations of cash or check are not affected by the fee.

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Yes. The Waco Foundation is able to provide you with receipt.

Who is the Waco Foundation?

Waco Foundation was established in 1958 with a $30,000 gift from R.B. and Edith Heinze Parrot. Today the Foundation manages more $100 million in charitable assets in the form of agency endowments, scholarships and community and donor advised funds, all for the benefit of the Central Texas community.

Who is Helping Hands Ministry of Belton?

Helping Hands Ministry was founded in 1995 by the Belton Ministers’ Fellowship, an ecumenical gathering of local ministers, to serve the Belton community with a centralized food pantry. In the beginning, individuals from several local churches volunteered their time to serve 30 families in the basement of First United Methodist Church of Belton. Today, Helping Hands Ministry continues to be supported by 30 local churches of many denominations. Each month, Helping Hands Ministry provides support to over 2,600 of our neighbors through the weekly commitment of more than 85 volunteers and staff.