Hurricane Ian has devastated Florida and The Carolinas after making landfall last Wednesday (September 28) near Cayo Costa as a Category 4 hurricane. Winds reached up to 150 MPH and according to NBC News forecasters, it was one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded in Florida. The hurricane was downgraded to a tropical storm on Thursday (September 29) before strengthening back into a hurricane prior to making landfall in South Carolina on Friday (September 30).
The hurricane caused devastation for many communities and the recovery efforts are still ongoing. As of latest reports, at least 80 people were killed in relation to Hurricane Ian, including 76 in Florida and 4 in North Carolina. Several hundred thousand people are still without power as of Sunday. In an effort to help relief efforts, The Shop Forward has all proceeds from their FLORIDA STRONG line going to support disaster relief efforts in Florida. There are also several items from the TSF Emergency Fund for sale with all proceeds going to help the hurricane relief efforts. And all of the PIMPINJOY line is currently going to help the hurricane relief efforts as well.