JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Many organizations in the greater Jacksonville area are offering their help to Florence evacuees.
If you or your friends, family members or loved ones headed south to escape the storm, there are several organizations and groups in Florida and Georgia offering free and discounted services: To learn more, click on the link.
- Jacksonville's City Rescue Mission open for Florence evacuees
- How to access up-to-the-minute traffic information for Florida
- Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville and Orange Park Medical Center welcome patients fleeing Florence
- Where Florence evacuees with horses, livestock can stay in Florida
- Visit Florida and Expedia activate resource to assist evacuees seeking accommodations in Florida
- Georgia state parks welcome Hurricane Florence evacuees and their pets
- Where to find lodging and travel information in Georgia
Wild Adventures Theme Park in South Georgia will be offering free admission on Saturday and Sunday to people displaced by Florence with proof of residency or a valid ID from Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia counties under evacuation orders. Visit WildAdventures.com for more information.
The owner of Singleton’s Seafood Shack in Mayport said evacuees will get a 10 percent discount on their meals this weekend. All they have to do is show a driver’s license that proves they're from South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia or areas in Georgia that are also in the path of the storm.
Click here for a full list of discounts for evacuees in Jacksonville.
National companies offering help to evacuees
National companies are also stepping in to help Florence evacuees.
Below is a list of those companies and the services they are offering. To find out more information, click on the link.
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- Airbnb activates Open Homes for Hurricane Florence evacuees
- Lyft offers free rides to Virginia hurricane shelters
- Airlines waive change fees to itineraries involving airports in storm's path
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