Central | SW Florida & the Keys, Florida (Hurricane) / 126,400 Meals over 9 Days

Hurricane Irma was classified as a Category 4 hurricane when it made landfall in Florida on Sept. 10, 2107. Although downgraded over time, Irma caused widespread damage via storm surges, high winds, and rainfall, causing power loss, flooding and major damage. OBR deployed to Southwest Florida and spent 9 days, serving 126,400 meals. In addition, FedEx assisted by flying meals to the Florida keys. This deployment followed one of the largest deployments in OBR history, Houston and Southeast Texas after Hurricane Harvey.