Harry Chapin Food Bank plays a vital role in responding to natural disasters, such as hurricanes and other emergency situations. In providing a framework for disaster relief response, Harry Chapin Food Bank recognizes that each disaster is a unique event. Harry Chapin Food Bank works cooperatively with other disaster relief organizations to develop disaster relief plans and serve as a conduit for distributing food, water and other essential grocery items for the purpose of immediate disaster relief. The extent of disaster relief services provided by Harry Chapin Food Bank will vary based on the scope of the disaster and available resources. During these unfortunate events, Harry Chapin Food Bank is first on the scene to provide food to children, families and seniors in our five-county footprint.