631 lunches served at America's Second Harvest following Irma

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Members of the community came together today to provide hot meals for people with no power. (Courtesy: Ian Dembling)

America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia prepared hundreds of hot meals for those in the greater Savannah area who are still recovering from Tropical Storm Irma.

In total, officials say they served 631 meals to families who needed assistance.

"We realized after Hurricane Matthew a lot of people didn't have electricity so while we could hand out food, they didn't have a way of preparing that food," said executive director Mary Jane Crouch.

Crouch says the non-profit is still working to help those in the community in need of a hot meal. People like Tony Wade say he's appreciative of this assistance.

"Getting back home and our food went bad--being that it's tight right now, it's really helpful," Wade said.

Second Harvest says they had to cancel an event they had planned for Thursday. They were supposed to have an event where they were going to package 36,000 meals in 3,600 boxes in honor of the group's 36th Anniversary in Coastal Georgia.

They hope to reschedule the event for later in the month. You can sign up to volunteer or donate by going to