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Water time! I Am Waters kicks off Austin deliveries with shelter partners Front Steps and Mobile Loaves and Fishes.

Water time! I Am Waters kicks off Austin deliveries with shelter partners Front Steps and Mobile Loaves and Fishes.

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No Respite From Heat For Austin’s Homeless | Austin, Texas | Statesman

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Joe Steve sprawls across a makeshift bed in the woods, motionless and sweating in the midday heat. It’s 100 degrees, and the 24-year-old homeless man is trying to rest in a shady of a patch of woods off Barton Springs Road. His cheeks are flushed, his nose sunburned. He has no water, no fresh clothes and no desire move right now. “I walk around and sweat most of the time,” Steve said. “It’s way too hot to live out here.”

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Water For The Homeless | I Am Waters Foundation | American-Statesman

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Some 80,000 bottles of water have arrived in Austin for the homeless courtesy of a donation from the organizationI Am Waters Foundation. Two Austin non-profits, Front Steps, which manages the Men’s emergency shelter at the ARCH and Mobile Loaves and Fishes, will distribute the water to those in need in the coming hot months.

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Homeless Get Some ‘Cool’ Relief : I Am Waters Foundation Donates 76,000 Bottles Of Water To Shelter

AUSTIN (KXAN) – The homeless got some extra help in beating the heat on Wednesday. An organization called the ‘I Am Waters Foundation’ donated about 76,000 bottles of water to the ARCH Center in Downtown Austin on Wednesday.

“The shelters love the water because they often don’t have money allocated to buy water. And the amounts of water they would need to keep everybody hydrated,” said Elena Davis, founder of the organization.

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Austin’s Homeless Receive Water | Interview With Elena Davis and Mitchell Gibbs

AUSTIN, TX – The I Am Waters Foundation supplies water to homeless people who don’t have access to life’s most basic necessities like water.
Front Steps and Mobile Loaves & Fishes will distribute upwards of 700 bottles of water per day through September.

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I Am Waters Delivers 76,000 Bottles of Water for Austin’s Homeless | Austin, Texas | KUT News NPR Digital Network

AUSTIN, TEXAS – With a heat wave blasting Austin with triple-digit temperatures earlier than usual, two local non-profits have learned they will be receiving a total of 76,000 bottles of water to hand out to the city’s homeless population.

The Houston-based I Am Waters Foundation is donating the bottles, each of which includes a motivational phrase on its label. Mobile Loaves and Fishes, which distributes meals to the homeless, will receive 26,000 bottles. The remaining 50,000 will go to Front Steps, an organization that manages the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH), a daytime center and overnight men’s shelter.

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First Stop ARCH Austin, Texas

Peter Duke and I on the road to Austin

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