Help Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria supply drive this Sunday

by: Karlyn McKell Updated:

The Puerto Rican & Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is hosting a supply drive for storm-ravaged Puerto Rico this Sunday, Oct. 1. The event will be at the Jacksonville Landing from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. All items will be donated to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The storm has devastated the island; half of Puerto Rico doesn't have safe drinking water and millions are still without power.  

 

Supplies needed include:

Hygiene products: razors, deodorant, soap, dry shampoo,

toothpaste/brush, mouthwash, hand sanitizer, gloves, wipes, female

products, baby and adult diapers, paper, rubbing alcohol, antiseptic pads, toilet

paper, paper towels, mosquito repellent.

 

- Utilities: Batteries (AAA, AA, C and D), flashlights, rope, tarps, plastic

trash bags, air mattress, blankets, cleaning products, disinfecting wipes,

battery powered fans/radios, propane gas stoves, disposable

cutlery/plates.

 

- Food: Water, dry & canned food, boxed or canned milk, ready to eat

snacks.

 

- Clothing: Summer clean clothing for kids and adults, shoes.

 

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