Tomorrow, Ann and I depart with a Mercy Chefs team for Honduras to bring support in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Julia which struck Central America earlier this month.

Julia brought massive rainfall to the region and claimed 25 lives in an area that has been hit extremely hard by storms in recent years. Two years ago, Honduras was decimated by back-to-back hurricanes. In the immediate aftermath of those storms, Mercy Chefs launched a major relief effort that delivered tens of thousands of meals to those in need in Honduras. Over the past two years, we have continued to support the people of Honduras, many of whom were still recovering from those 2020 storms when Julia hit.

This trip, we will be providing hot meals along with grocery distributions for families. We are also delivering "emergency cookers" -- a mini stovetop to help those who have not had power restored.

+ + Global impact, one meal at a time

The past few weeks demonstrate how our mission to feed people is growing to meet needs both domestically and internationally. Just since September 1, Mercy Chefs has provided 725,833 meals to those in need across America and in countries like Ukraine, Puerto Rico and Honduras.

We head to Honduras while still working to support those in Southwest Florida who are recovering from Hurricane Ian. To date, Mercy Chefs has provided over 400,000 meals to the folks there. We're also providing thousands of meals each week in Ukraine, in addition to our other ongoing efforts.

Every Mercy Chefs meal is made possible by generous friends like you. Will you partner with us as we bring thousands of meals to Honduras and deliver hundreds of thousands of meals to those in need this month? Go here to make your tax-deductible gift:

Finally, THANK YOU so much for standing with us as we bring practical relief and hope to those facing difficulty and disaster.

God bless,

Gary LeBlanc, Mercy Chefs