Hurricane Florence has made landfall and is having a devastating effect on the Carolinas and surrounding areas. And the impact will last for weeks, leaving many families with food allergies without access to safe food.
You can help get safe food to affected families. Below, we have listed Amazon Wish Lists that local groups have created for food banks in the evacuation areas that are currently accepting allergy-friendly food donations.
Many of our members in Houston, and the surrounding areas of Texas and into Louisiana, continue to be affected by Hurricane Harvey and the ensuing flooding.
If you are in the affected area and want to help, we have listed the name of an agency who is accepting allergy-friendly food donations, with delivery instructions so the food can make it safely to those who need it.
Many of our members in Houston, and the surrounding areas, have been and continue to be affected by Hurricane Harvey. Our hearts go out to them, wishing them safety in the weeks ahead. Hurricane Harvey makes clear the critical requirement to have emergency response in disaster situations address the needs of those on allergen-restricted/special medical diets, as well as those managing asthma throughout this disaster.
We've partnered with Food Allergy Kids of Atlanta (FAKA), one of our affiliated support groups, to identify local food banks in Georgia that will accept and distribute allergy-friendly foods. Many families from Florida have evaucated to Georgia and need allergy safe foods.
Thank you, KFA! And thanks to all our great food banks... I'm from Georgia, and this warms my heart! Here in Georgia, we have thousands of people in Florida seeking shelter from the storm. In a neighboring county with a Red Cross shelter, we have over 2000 in various shelters. And that's a rural county, not a metro area. A friend of mine who is volunteering at the Red Cross shelter says that some of these people have had to evacuate in such a hurry that all they had was the clothes on their ...
Thank you, KFA! As a person who was directly affected by Michael, I can tell you that areas south of us (southwest Georgia and the Panhandle of Florida) are still hit hard. Many in Georgia still don't have power and won't for some time, and as for Florida ... my heart goes out to all of those who were not as blessed as my family was!
Hey, @Abigails Mommy , here's the number you can use for shipping purposes: San Antonio Food Bank PHONE 210-337-FOOD (3663) 1-800-246-9121 I would probably use the non-800 number, but I would think either would work.
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