Florida A&M University (FAMU) invites the FAMU community and supporters to donate hurricane relief items to FAMU students, faculty, staff, alumni and communities impacted by Hurricane Michael.
The “FAMU Cares” Hurricane Michael Relief Drive is accepting bottled water, hand sanitizer, deodorant, personal hygiene items, first aid kits, baby wipes, pampers, paper towels, batteries, flashlights, manual can openers and non-perishable, canned food including:
- Canned foods with pop-top lids
- Canned tuna, chicken or salmon
- Meals in a can (soup, stew, chili)
- Canned fruit in its own juice or water
Items will be collected Monday, October 15 through Friday, October 19, from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Where: FAMU Department of Campus Safety and Security, 2400 Wahnish Way, Tallahassee, Florida 32310.
The main campus and all satellite campuses maintained full power throughout the storm. Special services, including shelters, food services, campus transportation, expanded library hours, showers in facilities on campus and other amenities were provided at the main campus. To assist students, faculty, staff and alumni still experiencing challenges, the public and community partners are welcome to participate and donate items.
Photo Cutline: On Sunday, October 14, FAMU Football Coach Willie Simmons, members of the football team and Athletics’ staff delivered fifty cases of bottled water to Havana and Marianna, Fla., two cities devastated by Hurricane Michael.