World Central Kitchen, Inc.
Chef José Andrés' announced Tuesday on Twitter that World Central Kitchen has opened two main kitchens in Tampa and Gainesville, and that he and his partners are "ready to make as many meals as necessary during the next days and weeks." "People of Florida," Andrés wrote Tuesday, "you will not face this alone!" World Central Kitchen also tweeted a video of teams preparing "hundreds of sandwiches" for Floridians, which they hope to distribute "as soon as the storm passes."
American National Red Cross
The American Red Cross has been helping local communities proactively prepare for Hurricane Ian and is standing by on the ground to support sheltering & provide relief efforts.
CARE is responding to emergency needs after Hurricane Ian made landfall south of Tampa Bay in Florida on Wednesday afternoon. Extreme wind warnings and a tornado watch in the central and south have been issued. CARE is preparing for an urgent moment of need.