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Hurricane Irma

Volunteer Opportunities for those Affected by Hurricane Irma

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters, and has set up a donation site for Hurricane Irma victims.

Community Foundation of Tampa Bay’s Tampa Bay Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund provides a trusted and reliable way to donate to local storm recovery efforts and 100% of the funds collected thorough this effort will be directed to address immediate and mid- to long-term recovery needs through the provision of grants to select nonprofits.

Donors Choose is helping teachers at damaged schools rebuild their classrooms with materials like books, furniture, classroom supplies, technology, and therapy resources. 100% of public donations to the Hurricane Irma Recovery Fund will support classrooms damaged by the storm.

Feeding Tampa Bay is coordinating efforts to provide people with food and supplies.

GoFundMe’s Irma landing page aggregates all campaigns created by and for Florida victims as well as relief efforts in the Caribbean where you can donate to a direct-impact fund that partners with a 501(c)(3) charity.

The Humane Society’s Disaster Relief Fund is a continuing, dedicated fund that enables the organization help animals impacted by natural disasters.

Metropolitan Ministries opened its outreach centers in Tampa and New Port Richey, looking to help those in need, and it’s asking for donations of generators, flashlights, batteries for existing flashlights, nonperishables and bottled water.

Salvation Army helping first responders and survivors get back on their feet, with staff and volunteers coming from the Eastern Seaboard and as far away as Canada. Give by visiting helpsalvationarmy.org, calling 1-800-Sal-Army or texting Storm to 51555.

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