Non-members can stock up for Harvey at Sam’s Club

(Heather Pelat/Nexstar Media)

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KXAN) — Some Sam’s Club locations in Texas are waiving membership fees to allow people to buy emergency supplies for Harvey. Normal memberships cost between $45-$100.

Sam’s club expanded the stores where people can shop without a membership to Central Texas on Saturday. The four Sam’s Clubs in Austin as well as stores in San Marcos, Harker Heights, Round Rock, Temple, Longview, Tyler and Waco are all participating.

Sam’s Club announced starting Thursday that anyone can shop at its McAllen, San Antonio, Harlingen, Brownsville, Laredo and Corpus Christi locations. It said it’s stocking its shelves with water, batteries and grocery basics.

Numerous people have reported long lines and empty shelves at grocery stores throughout Texas. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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