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FARM SHARE, INC. PREPARED TO PROVIDE DISASTER RELIEF TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY HURRICANE HERM


Farm Share. Inc, -a non-profit organization dedicated to recovering and distributing nutritious and healthy food to people in need – will aid in disaster-relief efforts in North Florida for those communities affected by hurricane Hermine. Farm Share has pre-arranged trailer-loads of food, water, blankets, and needed goods at its facility in Quincy, Florida to help provide assistance to those affected by the hurricane.


Farm Share, known primarily for its food distribution program for families, children, elderly and individuals in need, also provides emergency food during times of natural disasters or other events.  For example, Farm Share helped provide aide and assistance to the Oyster farming community in Apalachicola after the BP oil spill.  Most recently, Farm Share also provided tractor trailer loads of food to the hard hit communities from this past springs tornado outbreaks in the Pensacola area as well as donating water, cleaning supplies and food to Louisiana.  Through its five statewide facilities located in Homestead, Florida City, Pompano Beach, Jacksonville and Quincy, Farm Share is uniquely positioned across the state of Florida to help in disaster relief initiatives.

“During this critical time, we want to be at the fore-front- providing much needed assistance,” said Patricia Robbins, President and CEO of Farm Share. “Farm Share is prepared to provide water, food, and other essentials with a sense of urgency to the communities affected by Hermine,” she added.

Farm Share will announce distribution locations for affected areas via farmshare.org. If you would like to help Farm Share assist with disaster relief efforts please contact 305.246.3276. For monetary donations text “eat” to “41-444”.


For more information about Farm Share events, volunteering, or becoming a partner agency please visit www.farmshare.org

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