Hurricane season has started – let’s be prepared

Happy June everyone! This marks not only being half-way through the year (how did that happen?!) but also the start of something very important – hurricane season.

Officially, the Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1 and runs until Nov. 30. In the Eastern Pacific Ocean, hurricane season begins May 15 and ends Nov. 30, according to the National Weather Service. However, most of these storms hit during peak hurricane season between August and October, on both coasts, according to the National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center.

With that being said, now is a great time to prepare for the inevitable. As we’ve seen over the past couple years, the natural disasters seem to come more frequent, cause more damage, and affect even more people.

At the Foundation, we work to ignite, inspire, and respond – these are the three pillars of the critical work that we do. The last part – respond – refers to disaster relief.


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