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Hurricane Irma GNV

Here are some helpful links to information for Hurricane Irma relief and recovery. 

Alachua County Emergency Management

City of Gainesville

Florida 511 - Road Closures

Gainesville Police Department

Gainesville Regional Utilities

Alachua County Sheriff

Get Help - 2-1-1 Help Line

Give Help - United Way of Florida Disaster Relief Fund

Press Release - United Way Approves Disaster Relief Funding for Irma Impact


Community Impact Partner Updates
(updated September 27, 2017)

St. Francis House

St. Francis House needs 60 cots for getting people off the floor, towels and cleaning supplies. They also need breakfast and lunch foods, such as meat, eggs, milk and canned vegetables. 

Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities Emergency Assistance is up and running to help out with food and water needs. 

The Weekend Hunger Backpack Program as been suspended until Alachua County Schools are back
in session.

Peaceful Paths


The Peaceful Paths Outreach office is back open. They are currently looking for donations of
pantry food, paper products, feminine products, gas cards and grocery store cards.


GRACE has been sheltering people from Hurricane Irma. They are currently in need of
blankets, pillows and laundry detergent

Department of Children and Families (DCF)

In partnership with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), DCF will implement the Food for Florida Disaster Food Assistance Program in Alachua county to assist individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Irma from October 1- October 5.

Individuals are encouraged to pre-register for assistance the day before visiting the Food for Florida site. Qualifications requirements and pre-registration is available on the Food for Florida website.

For more information, visit

U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Disaster Assistance

The U. S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Disaster Assistance (ODA) provides federal disaster loans for businesses of all sizes, most private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters.

Deadline to apply for physical damages is November 9.

More information and how to apply: