and DROP-OFF POINTS/DISTRIBUTION CENTERS
If possible, please mark
"Bahama Government Official Relief Fund" on
any and all BOXES you may be able to donate.
Web-posted: 8:30 p.m. Sep. 17, 1999
ON FINANCIAL DONATIONS, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
HERE for a printer-ready RELIEF FLYER
(summarizing the Who, What, Where, Why, How and When of the relief
PLEASE DO NOT go to the
Abacos to deliver relief
supplies unless you
have some kind of permission, authorization or permit from The
Bahamas Government or other emergency reason. If you would rather
have your materials and supplies donations shipped to the Abacos,
You need permission, even
if you just want to drop off relief supplies, and you need to
make sure that your permission request is addressed to The Bahamas
Government Hurricane Relief Attn: Administrator Joseph Ferguson
to Ms. Theresa Butler - Permanent Secretary, Office of the Prime
Minister. On your fax,
you must include who you are, where are you going, why are you
bringing materials (for the relief effort), list of items on
your plane or boat, tail number of plane or boat registration
... you need an official fax authorization before you leave or
you won't be allowed in and/or will be charged duty on your relief
supplies. If you need to come in, you must bring your documents.
Please check for updates, because policies will change at some
point. PLEASE DO NOT GO UNLESS YOU HAVE OFFICIAL APPROVAL AND
RELIEF SUPPLIES OR OWN PROPERTY OR HAVE RECEIVED APPROVAL TO
-- Supplies needed include: Bottled
water, water containers (at least one uncontaminated water supply
has been located in Treasure), towels, toiletries, baby food
and formula, diapers, matresses and bedding, cooking utensils,
chain saws, home siding,generators, plastic sheeting, sunscreen,
gloves, bleach, rakes, mosquito spray, screening, first-aid kits,
diapers, battery packs, brooms, VHF radios, canned foods, lumber,
Benadryl, shovels, flashlights, blankets, plywood.
Broward and Dade County drop-off locations:
GULFSTREAM International Airlines
- MONDAY thru FRIDAY
5926 Ravenswood Road
Mon-Fri., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
FOR INFORMATION: 954--266-3000 (RECEPTIONIST 200)
Gulfstream - SATURDAY or SUNDAY
1550 SW 43 Street - Gulfstream Hanger - 305-799-9092
BROWARD MOTORSPORTS 4101 Davie Road Extension, 2 blocks south
of Stirling Road on Davie Rd. Open 9 am to 6pm (THEY HAVE A HUGE
WAREHOUSE AND HAVE BEEN INCREDIBLE.)
ITALIAN SEAWAYS 6113 NW 72nd. Ave. Near Miami Airport. Open 10 am to 6pm Mon ñ Fri. (EXTREMELY
GENEROUS IN THEIR SUPPORT AND WILL KEEP SUPPORTING US.)
RIDE MOTORS 4411 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd., Hallandale. Open
9am to 6pm Mon-Sat. and 10 am 4 pm Sunday (THEY ARE LOADING CONTAINERS
WITH SUPPLIES AND SHIPPING SUPPLIES IN HUGE QUANTITIES).
G & G SHIPPING
750 NE Seventh Ave.
Mon.-Fri,. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
TREASURE CAY RESORT & MARINA'S
US operations office
2301 S. Federal Highway, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
Bahamas Hurricane Relief Fund
Neighbors-4-Neighbors [CBS CHANNEL 4 - WFOR - SOUTH FLORIDA]
8900 NW 18th Terrace
Miami, FL 33172
Accepting monetary donations only - 100% of all donations will
be applied to BAHAMAS RELIEF. Please note BAHAMAS RELIEF on your contribution.
305-597-4404 for information
Marine Industries Association of South
2312 S. Andrews Ave.
954-791-2600 for information