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Food for the Poor rushes aid to Grenada

Prepares for Hurricane Emily in Jamaica

Food For The Poor, the largest relief organization operating in the Caribbean, is rushing assistance to the latest victims of Hurricane Emily in the island of Grenada. The most urgent need is for housing repair supplies, mainly lumber and zinc. Contributions are requested to support this effort.

As Emily continues its westward path, Food For The Poor Jamaica is preparing to mount an immediate relief effort. The warehouse in Spanish Town is stocked with supplies of food, medicine and emergency relief items, and the staff is preparing to mobilize relief teams.

Donations may be sent to Food For The Poor, 550 S.W. 12th Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442, or given via the website, or phone 800-487-1158. Supplies of rice and dry kidney beans may be dropped off at the Food For The Poor Warehouse at 550 S.W. 12th Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL during the hours of 9 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday.