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Witt O’Brien’s and SEACOR Donate 100,000 Outreach Program Meals to Children Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Two companies donate nutritious meals to help food banks feed children and families devastated by Hurricane Harvey.

Washington, DC, September 02, 2017 --( Witt O’Brien’s, a leader in crisis and emergency management, and its parent company SEACOR are sending 100,000 nutritious meals from The Outreach Program to the East Texas Food Bank for distribution to children and families affected by Hurricane Harvey. The Outreach meals include instant cinnamon apple oatmeal, macaroni and cheese, and rice and beans.

“When disasters hit, children are among the most vulnerable,” said Tim Whipple, Witt O’Brien’s CEO. “We know from experience how important it is to deliver nutritious food to kids in the immediate aftermath. We’re already contributing to Harvey relief through our specialist response and recovery services. We’re delighted to team with SEACOR and The Outreach Program to help feed kids in need.”

“Outreach is honored to collaborate with Witt O’Brien’s and SEACOR to provide meals for our friends in Texas,” said Floyd Hammer, founder of The Outreach Program. “Victims of the disaster need nutritious food to assist them in their recovery and our meals are formulated by Iowa State University Food Science Department to meet those needs.”

Donation Information:

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· Checks or cash can be donated to:
The Outreach Program
301 Center St. PO Box 361
Union, IA 50258
Phone: 641-486-2550

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About Witt O'Brien's

Witt O'Brien's builds resilience. We offer a full range of crisis and emergency management solutions to prepare your organization before disaster strikes, and to help you respond and recover more quickly if it does. This includes unrivalled experience recovering from man-made and natural disasters, including Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav, Ike and Superstorm Sandy. To learn more about our real-world experience and innovative solutions, please visit us at Witt O’Brien’s is a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc.


SEACOR Holdings, Inc. is a diversified holding company with interests in domestic and international transportation and logistics, and risk management consultancy.

About The Outreach Program

The Outreach Program was started by Floyd Hammer and Kathy Hamilton of Union, Iowa. A non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, Outreach has helped to package more than 350 million meals that have been distributed across the United States and around the world. Outreach Meal Packaging Events are set up across the United States to engage businesses, religious and civic organizations, schools, and volunteers of all ages to package nutritious meals for the hungry. Co-Founders Floyd Hammer and Kathy Hamilton were recently invited to the White House by President Barack Obama and former President H.W. Bush to be honored with the 5,000th Point of Light Award. As a recipient of the top “Four Star” rating from Charity Navigator and GuideStar’s Exchange Seal for transparency, Outreach is committed to improving the lives of disadvantaged individuals. For more information, visit:

If you’d like more information about this program or to schedule an interview with Floyd Hammer, please call Rick McNary at: 641-486-2550 (office) or 641-849-7428 (cell). Email Rick at:
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