• Hurricane Relief

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    September 04, 2019

     

    Contact: Karen Diaz-Suarez, Community Outreach Director, Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce of CF and Legal Services Clinic of the Puerto Rican Community

    Email: karend9190@gmail.com - 407-797-9787

     

     

    Bahamas Collection Center – Victims of Hurricane Dorian

    Supplies List and Drop-Off

     

    Orange County, Fla. – The Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida joins the Legal Services Clinic of the Puerto Rican Community and the Hispanic Federation Florida in relief efforts for the people of the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.

     

    We are currently working with the local British-American Chamber of Commerce and the British Consulate in Miami to help coordinate efforts with the Bahamian authorities to ship supplies to the islands and to ensure supplies get to the right hands.

     

    COLLECTION CENTER – Courtesy of Kaleo Ministries Orlando

     

    The Collection Center will open Thursday, September 5th at 10 a.m.

    Address: 1717 Harrel Rd. Orlando, FL 32825 

     

    SUPPLIES LIST

     List Created in coordination with the Bahamian officials and General Consulate

     

    Life Jackets/Floatation Devices
    Large sturdy waterproof bags
    Heavy duty garbage bags
    Solar fans/lights
    Large tarps
    Chain saws
    Generators
    Fuel/oil for generators
    Nonperishable food items
    Dry formula and dry milk products
    Cleaning supplies
    Mold remediation items
    Hygiene products
    Feminine products
    First aid items and kits
    Aspirins for adults and children
    Hand sanitizer
    Medical gloves
    Masks
    Diapers and Wipes
    Baby food and formula
    Pedialyte (powder packs)
    Gatorade/Electrolytes/hydration powder
    Rehydration salts
    Tents
    Flashlights
    Batteries (especially D)
    Matches/lighters
    Repellent
    Solar batteries and solar chargers
    30 gallon or larger storage containers with lids
    Plastic wrap
    Duct tape / packing tape
    Solar flood lights
    Hand saws
    Work gloves
    Can openers
    Sanitizer/Sanitizer wipes
    Water purification devices
    Disposable plates and cups
    Camp stoves
    Butane tanks
    Utensils
    Nails
    Wrenches/Hammers/Tools
    Candles
    Pet food canned and dry
    Toilet paper 

     

    **DO NOT VISIT COLLECTION CENTER PRIOR TO THE ABOVE DATE AND TIME**

     

     

     

     

     

     

    PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA

    30 agosto 2019

     

    Contact: Kelly Finkelstein, Oficial de Información Pública Senior, Gobierno del Condado de Orange

    Correo electrónico: Kelly.Finkelstein@ocfl.net; 407-468-5289