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Abilene Nonprofits with Special Offers for Harvey Evacuees

Hurricane Harvey victims have evacuated to cities across Texas, and several Abilene nonprofit organizations are providing special offers to help make life a little easier for victims who made the trek to west central Texas.

The list of nonprofit offerings is below.  The list is subject to grow, so you may want to check back for updates.

The Grace Museum: Free admission for Harvey evacuees staying in Abilene. Must show driver’s license at front desk.

Frontier Texas: Free admission for Harvey evacuees.  Tables are set up in the meeting room if people need space to work and access to WiFi.

Abilene Zoo: Free admission to Harvey victims through September. Must show photo ID.

Abilene Education Foundation: Assisting the district’s homeless liaison to ensure displaced students who have come to AISD have school supplies, undergarments, socks and other needs.

McWhiney Group: Two bedroom, two bath house available to Harvey evacuees.  Comes with large storage shed behind that can serve as temporary housing. Can sleep five. Furnished, with washer/dryer.

If you know of a nonprofit effort you would like to add to the list, email

We recognize that there are many more relief efforts happening in Abilene’s business and philanthropic sectors, more than we can name here, and we are so grateful to be part of such a giving community.