Help for Those in Need in Manatee County

Help for Those in Need in Manatee County
Posted on 10/01/2022
MANATEE COUNTY, FL (October 1, 2022) – Residents and visitors are finding help in the wake of Hurricane Ian through a variety of resources.

This morning, Manatee County staff delivered tarps, water and ice to the Myakka Community Center, 10060 Wauchula Rd., Myakka City. County leaders are also assessing additional ways to assist this community which has been inundated with flood waters.

The First Church of the Nazarene, 1616 59th St. W, Bradenton, has opened its Fellowship Hall to community members displaced from their homes. There is room for up to 100 people, but they are advising anyone coming to bring their own bedding.

The Manatee Mega Pantry food distribution through Feeding Tampa Bay is scheduled for this afternoon from 2-4 p.m. at the DeSoto Square Mall, 303 301 Blvd. W., Bradenton.

There are three Meals on Wheels Plus Food Distribution Events scheduled for Monday, October 3, from 1-3 p.m.:

Lincoln Park
501 17th St. East
Palmetto 34221

Myakka Family Worship Center
33420 Singletary Road
Myakka City 34251

Pride Park
815 63rd Ave East
Bradenton 34203

But there are still more needs. And Manatee County is helping coordinate more relief efforts. If you or your organization—has a way to help, and would like to, please contact our Volunteer Coordination team at (941) 749-3500 x1522.