FPL and United HomeCare partnered to distribute stock food among seniors before storm season
With the start of yet another anticipated active storm season, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) partnered with United HomeCare in Miami-Dade County distributed three days’ worth of stock food and water among senior citizens.
On Friday, June 23, 2023, both companies distributed and delivered shelf-stable meals on two different menus. Here are the complete details of the event.
Don’t forget to read about Tropical Storm Bret strengthening into a hurricane.
Stock food for seniors by United HomeCare and FPL
FPL and United HomeCare distributed 2,460 hurricane kits to over 820 seniors in Miami-Dade. This was an attempt to provide assistance to those who won’t be able to receive home-delivered meals during storm season or leave their homes post-storm.
These vital supplies included three daily meals, water, snacks and nutritious food for senior citizens. The event took place at two venues. First, Patterson Pavilion Senior Housing at 10 am. The second one took place at La Esperanza Senior Housing at 11:30 am.
The volunteers at United HomeCare and FPL helped distributed the meals to seniors by either delivering meals to their homes or them coming to pick up kits on-site.
Florida Power & Light Company operates in Miami-Dade County. As a business, FPL is committed to providing assistance to the local communities where it operates in order to make their lives better and easier.
FPL has worked in various philanthropic works by partnering with nonprofit organizations since 2016. The company has delivered thousands of storm kits in the past to support seniors who are unable to fend for themselves. These kits are a way to help them prepare for active hurricane seasons.
Customers can visit FPL.com/storm to get more information on how to prepare for the active season and discover checklists, tips and more.
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