FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL
CHILDREN & teachers
The purpose of the Disaster Relief Fund is to provide for various academic needs and supplies to students, teachers and schools throughout public school systems that were directly affected by Hurricane Florence. We provide for supplies and items not covered by insurance or by federal, state, and local governments.
Who May Apply
Due to the severity of the situation in North Carolina, we will work directly with school administrators to get supplies and other items to schools as needs are assessed.
Teachers may apply for emergency assistance when no other resources are available to them.
What Is Covered
Academic supplies and materials for students and teachers - eyeglasses, clothing, shoes, and toiletries.
Instructional materials not covered by insurance are considered on a case-by-case basis through a grant to the school.
What Is Not Covered
- Resources provided by federal, state, and local governments provide (shelter, food, clothing).
- Hotels when emergency shelters are available. Locate options by zip code by visiting theAmerican Red Cross, orSalvation Army, or by texting SHELTER and your zip code (for example, “SHELTER 01234”) to 4FEMA (43362). You can also download theFEMA Mobile App to find open shelters.
- Home repairs, household items such as mattresses and furniture, groceries, funerals, utilities. For damage and destroyed homes, apply for FEMA assistance at https://www.fema.gov/individual-disaster-assistance.
- College students.
Questions? Sara Coats - firstname.lastname@example.org / 984.222.3625
* NCFPSC reserves the right to make amendments to any dollar amount referenced contingent upon revenue.