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Hurricane Irene - Help Now

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Sept. update: Much of the flooding in the Northeast is now being attributed to Tropical Storm Lee, and donations here will also benefit those affected.

Hurricane Irene made landfall as a Category 2 storm, with hurricane-force winds of 100 miles per hour. It slowed from there, becoming a tropical storm as it traveled north along the eastern seaboard. Some of the most heavily-populated urban areas in the U.S. were confronted with downed trees and power lines, tornadoes that ripped houses open, and heavy rain.

Irene was an incredibly huge storm, 600 miles wide. As a result, heavy rains reached deep into the interior of eastern states, and now extreme flooding is doing even more damage to homes and property. Official estimates put the total damage caused by Irene at $7 billion.

As the floods drain and evacuees return to their homes, food banks become an invaluable resource for those left in need in the wake of this catastrophic storm. With FEMA strapped for cash and people struggling to make their homes inhabitable in the near-term, they provide a reliable resource, one less thing to worry about, in terms of both money and day-to-day survival.

Help food banks in areas affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee provide aid to those in need.

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