Help us respond to this summer's natural disasters
Our partners are on the ground distributing food and emergency supplies. Your support goes directly toward disaster relief efforts.
Current Response: Hurricane
Feeding America and network members in Florida are prepared for Hurricane Idalia. Our network prepares for hurricanes long before they arrive. Florida food banks have emergency meals and bottled water ready to support shelters in impacted communities. Meanwhile, Feeding America has additional disaster boxes staged across the Southeast United States for quick delivery.
Help our network prepare for any emergency by donating to the Idalia Relief Fund.
Current Response: Hawai'i
Feeding America and network food banks are continuing to assist the Hawai'i Foodbank and Maui Food Bank following the devastating wildfires in Hawai'i. With many displaced and facing uncertainty, Feeding America will continue to provide additional assistance sending disaster boxes, ready-to-eat food, water, and more to our neighbors in Hawai'i.
To support recovery efforts, please consider making a donation to the Hawai'i Disaster Relief Fund.
How we respond to disasters
When disaster strikes, Feeding America is on the ground and ready to provide food assistance and emergency supplies. We're ready to help neighbors who suddenly need extra support after a disaster.
We store emergency food supplies throughout the country to distribute quickly in a disaster.
We repurpose our warehouses and vehicles during a disaster to deliver emergency food, water, and supplies.
We remain rooted in communities long after other disaster organizations have moved on.
Supporting our general disaster fund allows us to assist every community put at risk for food insecurity by a disaster.
Feeding America and our partner food banks provided impacted food banks with more than 8 million pounds of food, water, and supplies for local disaster response efforts.
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Our response in action
When a disaster strikes, the Feeding America network of food banks is ready.
Learn how we're supporting communities across Florida in the wake of Hurricane Idalia.
Discover how the Hawai'i Food Bank, Maui Food Bank, and Feeding America are uniting to provide essential relief to those impacted by devastating wildfires. Learn how you can make a difference.
When a disaster strikes, the Feeding America network of food banks is ready. Learn how we prepare for disasters, respond and ensure a community rebuilds long after a disaster is over.
Learn how we're supporting communities across Florida in the wake of Hurricane Ian.
Feeding America and local food banks are providing disaster relief and emergency food in Kentucky and Arkansas following deadly tornados. Learn how you can help disaster survivors.
Learn how Feeding America and food banks are responding to Hurricane Ida and what you can do to assist the disaster response.
A devastating winter storm brought snow, ice and frigid temperatures to communities across the country. Feeding America and food banks are responding to ensure our neighbors have food while they face the unprecedented winter weather.
As wildfires burn in California, Oregon, Washington State and elsewhere, Feeding America and local food banks are ensuring our neighbors impacted by the fires have the food and support they need. Learn what we're doing.
Drive-thru food pantries have become the safest, most efficient way for food banks to provide food for our struggling neighbors. But how do they actually work and who can visit one?
In a matter of months, hurricanes have devastated the Gulf Coast, making a challenging time even more difficult for our neighbors in need. Learn more about our disaster response.
Learn how food banks across the country are adapting to an emerging 'new normal' as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact millions of people across the country.
From your home or out in the community, food banks need your help during the pandemic. We've put together four ways you can make a difference right now.
Do you need help finding food during the coronavirus pandemic? Do you want to know about how your benefits may be impacted? Read our update on the impacts the pandemic has on food assistance.
We've compiled your top questions about the food bank response to coronavirus. Here are the answers.
As more schools close during the coronavirus pandemic, Feeding America and its food banks are ensuring kids and their families have enough food to fill the gap.
Learn more about how we're helping to ensure people in need continue to receive food during this time of uncertainty.
Feeding America and the Banco de Alimentos, the food bank in Puerto Rico, are responding to that country's devastating earthquakes. Learn what's going on and how you can help.
After devastating the Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian's heavy rain, high wind and storm surge are impacting the east coast of the United States. Learn how Feeding America's food banks are responding.
Americans are seeing extreme weather tear through their communities more often, leaving a wake of destruction and the urgent need to rebuild. We’ve already seen it this year, as strong winds, hail, and tornadoes pummeled communities from Texas to South Carolina in early January.
It came with almost no warning. On Monday, November 28, deadly wildfires struck Gatlinburg, a popular mountain resort city in East Tennessee.
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Hurricane Michael was the most powerful storm on record to hit the Gulf Coast. Feeding America is dedicated to providing food, water, emergency supplies and more to impacted communities.
While the storm may have passed, dangerous flooding continues to force families from their homes. Feeding America and the network of food banks is responding.
Feeding America partnered with StoryCorps to share the stories of Hurricane Harvey survivors.
As hurricane season begins, Feeding America is hoping for the best while preparing for the worst.
Hurricane-ravaged communities are rebuilding in Puerto Rico despite an array of challenges.
Daddy Yankee reflects on the 60 days since Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island of Puerto Rico.
How Houston Food Bank is helping people hurt by Hurricane Harvey.
Feeding America member food banks have distributed more than 3 million pounds of food, water and cleaning supplies in communities impacted by Hurricane Matthew.
This past week the threat became reality as Hurricane Matthew pummeled the Southeast U.S. Thankfully, Feeding America and its member food banks were in a position to help.
Some people were already food insecure, some may have never been and many were able to provide for their daily needs but not for the financial impact of the disaster.
Feeding America is working to mobilize pre-positioned relief supplies and other product to flooding victims in Louisiana.
In an effort to rebuild and reclaim stability in SC, more than 60 bloggers rallied to help donate more than 1000 boxes of cereal to Harvest Hope Food Bank.
Ten years ago, we achieved the highest level of teamwork that I had ever seen. It was during that time that Hurricane Katrina, once a Category 5 hurricane, had stalled on its projected turn to the Florida panhandle and targeted the coastal areas in Mississippi and Louisiana.
How you can help
Donating to our general Disaster Response Fund is the best way to help us to prepare for and respond to disasters.
Not all disasters get the media coverage they deserve. Our Disaster Response Fund allows us to send financial resources and emergency supplies to all communities impacted by disasters.