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North Miami Campus Rallies to Support Relief for the Bahamas

9/6/19 |North Miami Campus President Larry Rice, Ed.D, '90 has organized a relief drive to support Miami-Dade County relief initiatives for the Bahamas:

I wanted to share the great sense of empathy for the families, relatives and friends affected by the catastrophic damages caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. As active members of this community, it is our duty and responsibility to assist our neighbors in these critical times as they begin the long process of recovery.

In the wake of the mass devastation, I am inviting you to join our collective efforts to support Miami-Dade County relief initiatives in the upcoming days. This is how you can help us make an impact:

  • WHAT: Hurricane Dorian Relief Collection Drive
  • WHERE: Campus drop-off locations available at: International Center/JWU Global Culinary Office
  • WHEN: Friday, September 6-Tuesday, September 10, 8:30am-4pm

Requested Donation Items
Below is a list of the donation items requested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Please ensure that you drop off ONLY items that are listed.

Tents                            Cots                            
Hygiene Kits               
Portable Bottled Water
Diapers                        
Baby Wipes                 
Sanitary Napkins          
Deodorant

Toothpaste                   Soap                            
Baby Formula              
Non-perishable Items
Water Bladders            
First Aid Items             
Water Containers         
Sterile bandages/gauze

Portable generators      
Plastic tarpaulin           Blankets                      
Portable outdoor lamps
Insect Repellent           
Portable Radios             Batteries                      
Cleaning Supplies


Also, please be advised that Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, along with the Bahamian Prime Minister, is directing ALL relief donations to be dropped off at the official staging site where the relief supplies will be prepared for shipment to The Bahamas. The North Miami Campus Emergency Team will ensure the delivery of the collected goods to local officials.

Thank you in advance for your understanding, support and shared sense of responsibility. Stronger we can all make a difference.

 

Topics: Community Service North Miami