Stories with 'hurricane irma' tag

Gulfstream Park Sponsors – Conch United Musical Festival, Benefiting United Way of the Florida Keys

What/Who: Gulfstream Park, an entertainment destination situated between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, is sponsoring a day full of live music to benefit United Way of the Florida Keys, to help residents of the Florida Keys whose lives were devastated by Hurricane Irma. Attendees will jam out to incredible, local bands including Mr. Nice Guy Band […]

/ October 26, 2017


Top 11 pieces of advice for when the next hurricane hits

From types of lights, to snacks and general advice you learned from Hurricane Irma, you shared what worked the best for you. We’re totally stealing these tips for the next storm that comes our way.

/ September 27, 2017


How social tech is powering a Keys volunteer-relief effort

Volunteers from as far as Portland and as near as Summerland Key have come to help in Irma’s aftermath. They’re fueled by a combination of the zeal to do good, adrenaline addictions and a desire to help their neighbors get back on their feet. And they’re part of an impressive civilian relief effort that has benefitted from new technology and social media platforms.  

/ September 27, 2017


How to help Puerto Rico and the Caribbean right now

Hurricanes Irma and Maria left devastation in their wake. As South Florida gets back on its feet, here’s how to help your island neighbors.

/ September 25, 2017


What you need to know about hurricane insurance after a storm

We’ve got the answers to your Hurricane Irma insurance questions. Here’s everything you need to know to get those storm damages covered, or fix your policies before the next big one.

/ September 24, 2017


Here’s how our iconic Miami landmarks are recovering after Irma

What the damage and clean-up processes have been like for a few of Miami’s iconic spots.

/ September 20, 2017


How to help after Hurricane Irma

Find out how to donate and volunteer with Miami organizations and non-profits for Hurricane Irma relief and recovery efforts.

/ September 20, 2017


How 700 volunteer hackers across the U.S. came together to aid Irma relief

IrmaResponse.org was the work of 700 volunteer hackers across the U.S. who used Slack to coordinate assistance for Hurricane Irma.

/ September 19, 2017


What evacuated Miamians couldn’t bear to leave behind

Onesies to wedding photos: The stories of the sentimental things South Floridians felt like they needed to take with them when they evacuated for Hurricane Irma.

/ September 15, 2017


Hurricane Irma Relief Drive

September 15 – October 1 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily DROP-OFF LOCATION: Frost Science Loading Dock Collecting food items and hygiene supplies to be donated to South Florida communities impacted by Hurricane Irma, including Monroe County and the Florida Keys. Please bring items to the Frost Science Loading Dock located on the Biscayne Boulevard […]

/ September 15, 2017