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Hurricane Relief Drive: Helping Children with Special Needs Affected by Florence 

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare — October 9, 2018 — 2 min read
Hurricane Florence may be gone, but the storm's impact continues to affect our neighbors in eastern North Carolina. Members served by Trillium Health Resources, the LME/MCO that covers much of eastern NC, were hit particularly hard – many of them lost everything in the flooding during and after Florence.

Starting today we're launching a week-long Hurricane Relief Drive to help support their members impacted by Florence, particularly children with special needs. 

During this effort, we will accept donations from employees, providers and local communities through Tuesday, October 16 to deliver directly to our LME/MCO partners at Trillium Health Resources.

Please share this information, or our social media posts, with anyone who might like to help. Thank you for helping children with special needs receive help and support at a critical time.​


Because many kids lost their school items in the flooding, we're focusing our collection effort on school supplies and snacks. Cardinal Innovations has purchased 1,000 backpacks with the goal of filling them with items specifically identified by Trillium as most needed. To ensure each backpack contains the same amount and type of items, we're asking that people sign up for items to donate via the Sign-Up Genius link below. 

[The donation sign up list is closed] Click here to view a list of requested items and sign up to donate. We anticipate delivering items to Trillium Health Resources on Thursday, October 18, 2018.

[The donation list is closed] Click here to purchase donations online.

There are many ways you can volunteer as an individual or as a department team. 

[The volunteer sign up list is closed] Click here to learn more about volunteer opportunities.

Updated 10/17/18: This post has been updated to mark the sign ups and donation list as closed.
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