****NOTE:  The Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities is sending funds to JFNA to support relief efforts for both Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey.

New York, NY (September 11) - Tragically last weekend another natural disaster hit the U.S.-impacting the entire state of Florida and now reaching into Georgia. The enormous storm caused widespread damage and flooding, and left more than 10 million people without power. Though most reports indicate that Floridians may have dodged a worst-case-scenario, residents and communities are just now beginning to return to assess the damage. We are still in the process of gathering information about specific needs. Several Federations have already opened a mailbox, and we are also.

Here is the link: https://jewishfederations.org/HurricaneIrmaRelief 

This fund will raise money for the victims of Hurricane Irma, as well as victims of all 2017 hurricanes.

Regarding the Federations' Hurricane Harvey Relief efforts, more than $10 million has been raised - which is one third of the estimated $30 million needed to rebuild. These funds, from federations, foundations and the Government of Israel, are already being put to work. 


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