The devastation to the panhandle of Florida is catastrophic as Hurricane Michael has caused extensive destruction to the northeastern Gulf Coast, reducing structures to rubble and destroying entire communities. Much of the coast of the Florida Panhandle, including Panama City and Mexico Beach, near where the hurricane made landfall, was left in ruins by the storm.
Once again, the National Education Association and its members stand ready to help.
“In the spirit of solidarity and compassion, NEA is asking its members and the public, as we did last year after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and just last month after Hurricane Florence, to help educators and schools affected by Hurricane Michael. Communities in North and South Carolina are still picking up the pieces from Hurricane Florence,” says NEA President Lily Eskelsen García. Read more