ACFEF Disaster Relief Fund

Please know that in the wake of the recent devastating storm, the American Culinary Federation (ACF) is here to support those members affected. We care about you and want to help as you as deal with the difficult task of getting your lives back together.

Request Assistance for Yourself or an ACF Member

ACF wants to lift the financial burden of those without food, shelter, power or employment. ACF members may be eligible for support from the ACFEF Disaster Relief Fund:

Funds from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) Disaster Relief Fund are available to assist ACF members, schools with ACFEF programmatic accreditation and its students, communities and individuals affected by catastrophic events and natural disasters.

If you, or any ACF member you are aware of, need assistance due to this disaster, complete the ACFEF Disaster Relief Fund ACF Member Assistance Request form and return it to ACFEF Disaster Relief Task Force Fund, American Culinary Federation, 6816 Southpoint Pkwy Ste 400, Jacksonville, FL 32216. You may also fax the form to (904) 940-0741. For additional information, email

How to Volunteer

Volunteer with Mercy Chefs

Mercy Chefs is a disaster relief organization that mobilizes volunteers to prepare meals for victims, volunteers and first responders in national emergencies and natural disasters.

How to Provide Financial Assistance

Donate to ACFEF Disaster Relief Fund

Donate Now

By Check:
Make checks payable to ACFEF Disaster Relief Fund.
Mail to: American Culinary Federation
6816 Southpoint Pkwy Ste 400
Jacksonville, FL 32216

By Credit Card:
Call the ACF national office to make a credit card donation at (904) 484-0220.

Thank you to all of our donors!

Other Ways to Help

Many organizations are mobilized to enter disaster areas and provide on site support. We encourage you to donate to your charity of choice. Two possibilities to consider are: American Red Cross and Mercy Chefs.