This effort is being organized by Florida State Beekeepers Association, Inc. a 501c-3 non-profit Organization, who's mission is to be of service to all Beekeepers in the State of Florida and beyond.
Myself, and the entire Board of FSBA, are making this effort to raise funds for those affected by Hurricane Michael, which just passed through the Panhandle of Florida, and affected many of our Commercial Beekeepers.
Their safety, and health are our first priority. Once we know everyone is alright, we need to take action.
There are already beekeepers responding and heading to those areas to help rescue any colonies they can from drowning, damage, and assess the situation.
We need to come together, to support and assist them at this time, to ensure they can rebuild and continue their important work. They will need assistance with finances for equipment, fuel, feed, bees, and more. Beekeepers and their bees are responsible for pollinating a large portion of the food we grow here in FL, that feed us and our livestock, and support our economy tremendously. Let's show them how much we care and are here for them!
Thank you, Jennifer Holmes President, Florida State Beekeepers Association