The storms have passed but the cleanup and healing continues. Many people have expressed an interest in wanting to help those that have been affected by the storms. Below are some opportunities to help.
Florida Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Network (FLAPDAN): They provide disaster training, preparation, and response resources for churches and their communities and fosters a mutual network of support to better equip communities in times of natural and human-caused disaster. Please go to their website to find ways to help or donate.
Feeding Children Everywhere is seeking 30,000 volunteers to aid Puerto Rico. They are a Longwood-based charity dedicated to providing free healthy meals to children in need and are having a drive to prepare 4.4 million meals for children in Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria. Volunteers may learn more and register at Eventbrite. Please help spread the word about this venture.
A Disaster Recovery Center has set up at Orlando International Airport. They need Spanish speaking volunteers to go in groups of two to the airport and meet Caribbean arrivals at the terminal and walk them to the Disaster Response Center in the airport. For more information on this and other ways to help go to https://www.facebook.com/HispanosEpiscopales/.