Hurricane/Storm Preparation

Uplifting Hurricane Recovery Stories

I was gratefully relieved to read about the stories shared by nine customers (and friends). Their stories were surprisingly uplifting about the outcome of their respective tough decisions to either stay or flee prior to the imminent approach of Hurricane Irma into Florida. One woman from Georgia wrote that she and local churches provided shelter, […]




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Basic Foods – Helping Hurricane Flood Survivors in Beaumont, Texas

Patty H., one of the buyers for Basic Foods took time to write us on September 2, 2017: “We opened a few hours yesterday and 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. today, first time since last Saturday evening. Yesterday wasn’t planned; those who could, drove to the store just to get a paycheck. And, all of […]




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Southern Run for the Brave

As Hurricane Hermine made landfall in the Panhandle of Florida, the first one in over a decade, Steve Browne and Steve Lennon kept the Watt-Ahh® deliveries going for two consecutive days. They dodged the rain feeder bands of the storm coming off the Gulf of Mexico and drove around flooded neighborhood areas. A truck on […]




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Hurricane Preparedness Tips by AquaNew

Did you know that, according to NOAA, we experience an average of 12 tropical storms each year, 6 of which become hurricanes that form over the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea or Gulf of Mexico? Hurricane season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30, and now’s the time to get prepared. In your Basic Disaster Supply […]




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