James Taylor Launches ‘Million Meals Challenge’ to Help Hurricane Victims

By JOHN DALY

North Carolina-born James Taylor is asking for help for hurricane victims and has started “The James Taylor Million Meals Challenge” for hurricane relief. 

The initiative, launched by The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, will aid New Bern, N.C., and 22 surrounding counties. 

“We’ve all been hearing heartbreaking stories about the people impacted by the hurricanes hitting our coast this season, storms that have destroyed homes and communities throughout the Southeast,” Taylor says in a video he released.

Watch the James Taylor ‘Million Meals’ video: 

James Taylor Million Meals Challenge

James announced today the "James Taylor Million Meals Challenge" for Hurricane Florence relief. The initiative, launched by The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, will aid New Bern, NC & 22 surrounding counties. Visit http://foodbankcenc.org/jamestaylor to donate what you can. Kim, James and friends will match your donation dollar for dollar until they've provided one million meals to their neighbors.

Posted by James Taylor on Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Taylor: ‘We are Determined’

“While the devastation from hurricanes Florence and Michael seems overwheliming, my wife Kim and I and some of our friends are determined to do whatever we can to help,” Taylor says in the video. 

“I grew up in North Carolina and my family roots are in New Bern, a town and region especially hard hit by Hurricane Florence.”

Follow the link at the end of the video to contribute.

See a rare video of James Taylor playing ‘Carolina in My Mind,’ courtesy Stxfankc: