Saturday, October 15, 2016

[Pinned Post] Attention Lake Worth: Relief items needed for Haiti following Hurricane Matthew

Please spread the word:

Reginale Durandisse is from Haiti and runs the organization "For the Children" here in Lake Worth. She has many contacts in Haiti including Missionary Flights International and experience in disaster relief in that country (following the 2010 earthquake). Here is the information about "Haiti Relief 2016" and the link to Donate Now:

A group of our staff and volunteers from For The Children will travel to Haiti to visit Macabe, Port Salut, and other nearby towns to give helping hands. You are welcome to join us. Please contact Dr. Myriam Glemaud at 561-557-1184 or

You can drop your donation at 1712 South Dixie Hwy, Suite 1., Lake Worth, FL 33460. For the Dade and Broward areas contact Britanny Lowe at

Look through your home and garage for items to donate. Here are some of the items needed:
  • Clothing, blankets, shoes
  • Non-perishable food items (for example: protein bars, canned meat, pasta, crackers, peanut butter, dry rice/beans, dry cereal/granola)
  • Paper products (plates, cups, napkins, towels, toilet paper)
  • Baby supplies (diapers, wipes, formula, baby food)
  • Cleaning supplies (mops, brooms, buckets, sponges, non-hazardous cleaning agents)
  • Hygiene (toothpaste/brushes, shampoo, soap)
  • Medical supplies (bandages, band-aids, gauze)
  • Miscellaneous items (chain saws, hand saws, flashlights, batteries, tarps, shovels, work gloves)