United Way of Central Florida

After Irma Information

 
 Hurricane Irma Information
 
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If you would like to donate to our Hurricane Irma Relief Fund, click here100 percent of the donations received for the Hurricane Irma Relief will go towards recovery efforts in Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties.

 

General Information

American Red Cross: www.redcross.org 

American Red Cross Phone: (800) 733-2767

Opened Gas Stations: www.Gasbuddy.com 

Routes: www.fl511.com 

Assistance: The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice.

·         Safe and Well - Search for Family Reunification

·         Snap Benefits

·         Free Legal Assistance - Call 1-866-550-2929

Calling All Blood Donors!

Due to Hurricane Irma, the need for blood donations rises. OneBlood must begin storm preparations now and is urging all eligible blood donors to donate before Irma potentially impacts its service area.

For More Information: https://www.oneblood.org/?utm_campaign=url&utm_source=hematerra-footer&utm_medium=email&utm_content=url-link 

FEMA: https://www.fema.gov/news-release/2017/09/13/twenty-one-additional-florida-counties-designated-individual-assistance

FEMA Phone: 800-621-3362

Crisis Cleanup: https://www.crisiscleanup.org 

Crisis Cleanup Phone: 800-451-1954

Report price gouging: www.myfloridalegal.com 

Price gouging Phone: (866) 966-7226

Free Legal Assistance: www.floridabar.org or (866) 550-2929

Disaster Unemployment Assistance - Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available to Florida businesses and residents whose employment or self-employment was lost or interrupted as a result of Hurricane Irma. Go to www.floridajobs.org or call (800) 385-3920

Available Housing:  www.FloridaHousingSearch.org for Florida residents who have been displaced by Hurricane Irma may search for available housing

·       Office of Insurance:
Many insurance offices in Florida have also been affected by Hurricane Irma. For anyone having a problem reaching their agent or insurance office contact:
Office of Insurance Regulations
Division of Financial Services
1-877-693-5236
myfloridacfo.com

 

Polk County Information

Polk County Emergency Management: https://www.polk-county.net/emergency-management

Register to volunteer in Polk: www.polk-county.net/volunteerpolk 

American Red Cross (Winter Haven): https://www.redcross.org/ns/apology/disaster_homepage.html or call 863.294.5941 

Operation Blue Roof: For more information, call 888-ROOF-BLU (888-766-3258), or go to http://www.saj.usace.army.mil/BlueRoof/. Applicants who use 711 or video relay service can call 800-621-3362. Those who are deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech disability and use TTY can call 800-462-7585.

 

Highlands County Information

Highlands County Emergency Management: http://www.hcbcc.net/departments/emergency_operations/emergency_management.php

Operation Blue Roof: For more information, call 888-ROOF-BLU (888-766-3258), or go to http://www.saj.usace.army.mil/BlueRoof/. Applicants who use 711 or video relay service can call 800-621-3362. Those who are deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech disability and use TTY can call 800-462-7585.

 

Hardee County Information
 

Operation Blue Roof: For more information, call 888-ROOF-BLU (888-766-3258), or go to http://www.saj.usace.army.mil/BlueRoof/. Applicants who use 711 or video relay service can call 800-621-3362. Those who are deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech disability and use TTY can call 800-462-7585.

·       Hardee County: SendMeMissions, Inc. (SMM) is currently serving as the Volunteer Command Center for Hardee County during Hurricane Irma and is keeping Hardee County Emergency Management, Law Enforcement & County Officials updated on the Volunteer efforts available to our community. Attached is a comprehensive list of the Community Resource Centers we have been made aware of so far:

o   All of our forms & the attached sheet can be found on our website at: www.sendmemissions.com

o   Register to Volunteer at: https://goo.gl/forms/jZZ5GyS7BShteRrf1 Volunteers who register with us will be assigned to either a Job # or to an agency that needs help.

o   Request Disaster Relief at: https://goo.gl/forms/hzDAKlYEo4pSv4ri1 Disaster Relief Requests will be assessed and assigned based on priority status and availability to Volunteers.

o   SMM Volunteer Command Center
303 West Main Street, Wauchula, FL 33873
863-245-1587

o   *All SMM efforts at this time are restricted to Hardee County.

 

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Event Calendar

Oct 19/17 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM Infant Massage at Family Fundamentals
Oct 19/17 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Board of Directors Meetings
Oct 20/17 - Oct 31/17 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM Camp Fire presents: Buckingham TERROR Haunted House

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