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Convoy Sends Relief to Hurricane Idalia Survivors

SPRINGFIELD, MO — AUGUST 30, 2023 — Convoy of Hope is responding to Hurricane Idalia with food, water, and relief supplies. The strong Category 3 hurricane left thousands of people without basic necessities. 

“Convoy is in the disaster zone, providing support to people left devastated by Idalia. We are committed to doing as much as we can for as long as we can,” said Convoy National Spokesperson Ethan Forhetz.

Hurricane Idalia made landfall early this morning at 7:45 a.m. local time. The storm impacted Florida with 125 mph winds and heavy rain. 

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