Project HOPE - The People-to-People Health Foundation, Inc.
"Project HOPE is on the ground to respond to Hurricane Ian, which is already bringing storm surges ahead of landfall. Life-threatening conditions are expected as the storm moves across Florida. We’re prepared to deliver urgent supplies to people in need, including medicines, diapers, hygiene supplies, clean water and food, and will support clinics serving the most vulnerable."
World Central Kitchen, Inc.
"WCK is first to the frontlines, providing meals in response to humanitarian, climate, and community crises. When disaster strikes, WCK’s Relief Team mobilizes to the frontlines with the urgency of now to start cooking and provide meals to people in need. By partnering with organizations on the ground and activating a network of local restaurants, food trucks, or emergency kitchens, WCK serves comforting meals to survivors of disasters quickly and effectively. We know that good food provides not only nourishment, but also comfort and hope, especially in times of crisis."
"Americares is prepared to send critically needed medicines and relief supplies to help meet the health needs of storm survivors. The health-focused relief and development organization is also prepared to provide emergency funding to help repair damaged health facilities and restore health services disrupted by the storm. In addition, Americares has the capability to deploy mobile medical teams to provide primary care services, if needed. Americares relief workers contacted more than 200 partner organizations across Florida, Georgia and Alabama in advance of the storm to offer assistance."
CORE Community Organized Relief Effort
"CORE is coordinating with local partners and government to support the communities in Florida most impacted by Hurricane Ian. We are assessing needs with our partners to help families get back into their homes and support heavily impacted communities. Our efforts will respond to the most pressing needs of the hardest-hit and most vulnerable populations."
"Direct Relief is responding to Hurricane Ian’s impacts, which are still unfolding across the state of Florida. The organization is currently coordinating multiple rapid response shipments of medical aid across the state, and will continue to respond to requests in the coming days and weeks."
Center For Disaster Philanthropy
The Center for Disaster Philanthropy's Atlantic Hurricane Season Recovery Fund "will focus on medium- and long-term recovery needs such as rebuilding homes and livelihoods, meeting the unique needs of vulnerable communities, and supporting mental health services."
American National Red Cross
The American Red Cross is on the ground in Florida, providing shelter, medical care, and relief supplies to those affected by Hurricane Ian.
Volunteer Florida Foundation Inc.
"The Florida Disaster Fund is the State of Florida’s official private fund established to assist Florida’s communities as they respond to and recover during times of emergency or disaster. In partnership with the public sector, private sector and other non-governmental organizations, the Florida Disaster Fund supports response and recovery activities. Donations to the Florida Disaster Fund are made to the Volunteer Florida Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and are tax deductible."
All Hands and Hearts
All Hands and Hearts is a volunteer-based disaster relief organization. Currently, All Hands and Hearts is assessing structural repair needs on the ground and filling in any need gaps that may exist with service provision to those affected by the storm.