Tag: Hurricane Irma

Forgotten farmworker towns receiving help following Irma thanks to CIW’s expanded relief efforts…

[caption id="attachment_26817" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A trailer just north of the town of LaBelle, in Hendry County (Florida's largest citrus producing county with over 25 million trees planted), lies crushed under fallen trees and Irma's overpowering winds.[/caption]While much of the media coverage of Hurricane Irma's fury has focused on Florida's large coastal cities, Florida's poorer, mostly agricultural, inland communities were among >> Read More

DONATE: Hurricane Irma Relief Fund for Immokalee and Southwest Florida Farmworker Communities

[caption id="attachment_26807" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A caravan of CIW members and allies delivers desperately needed relief items -- including food, water, and diapers -- to Immokalee area labor camps following Hurricane Irma's destructive rampage through the already impoverished farmworker community.[/caption]Donate today to new local fund for relief and recovery efforts in Southwest Florida's farmworker communities in the wake of Hurricane Irma...When Hurricane Irma >> Read More

Hurricane Irma downs trees, homes, and power lines in Immokalee, LaBelle, and surrounding farmworker communities, but spares lives and leaves spirits strong…

Massive hurricane shifts course after making landfall in SW Florida, heads straight for Immokalee and other farmworker communities in interior of state...The most powerful hurricane in the history of the Atlantic made its way onto the mainland of Florida this past Sunday afternoon and evening, with winds up to 130 mph and soaking, pounding rains.  Though Hurricane Irma had been >> Read More