Posted on Sep 13,2017
Many food-insecure residents in St. Pete have been without power since Hurricane Irma hit. At 5pm today, Feeding Tampa Bay and volunteers from Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital will distribute food and water to this community in need.
As the hub of hunger relief for the 10 counties of West Central Florida, Feeding Tampa Bay is also a critical distribution arm for emergency food and supplies in times of disaster. The organization serves 700,000 people in need within its operating region.
The public is encouraged to learn how they can support Feeding Tampa Bay's Irma relief efforts here: http://feedingtampabay.org/irma-relief
Wednesday, September 13 at 5pm
925 4th Street South
St. Pete, FL 33731
For more information, contact:
About Feeding Tampa Bay
Founded in 1982, Feeding Tampa Bay is the largest food rescue and distribution organization in the community, serving a food-insecure population of more than 700,000 people in a 10-county area. Feeding Tampa Bay recovers surplus food donations from local growers, manufacturers, supermarkets, and organized community food drives and distributes it to those in need through a partnership network of more than 500 faith-based and other incorporated nonprofit hunger relief organizations.
Over the past five years, Feeding Tampa Bay supplied more than 100 million pounds of food, enough to provide more than 3 million meals every month to those who would otherwise go hungry. Feeding Tampa Bay was honored as WEDU’s Be More 2014 Nonprofit of the Year.