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South Florida Dominican Community Rallies To Organize Emergency Supplies

MIAMI – The South Florida Dominican community is rallying to organize and ship emergency supplies to the island.  Residents of the South Florida community who are willing to contribute to Tropical Storm Erika relief efforts can donate essential items at several drop-off locations. Items may include: dry, non-perishable goods including can goods, water, medical supplies, toiletries, sheets, towels, wash cloths, adult diapers, baby diapers and formula, flashlights, batteries, candles, and all other hurricane supplies can be dropped off at various South Florida locations.

All supplies collected will be shipped to the Government of Dominica.

List of Priority supplies and equipment include: http://www.opm.gov.dm/?p=1091 

List of Medical Supplies Needed: http://www.opm.gov.dm/?p=1088

Early donations/deliveries are encouraged on 8/30, 8/31, 9/1 for shipment on Thursday.

South Florida Drop-off locations include:

Broward County

Mr. Charles Paul – Tel: 954 802 4472

2449 Rodman Street
Hollywood Florida 33020

Ms. Elka Cools-Lartigue – Tel: 954 297 2416
7421 NW 33rd Street
Lauderhill, FL 33319

Mr. Fitzroy Ettienne – Tel: 954 226 3212
6140 Plunkett Street
Hollywood FL, 33023

Miami/Miami Gardens

Mr. Leo Joseph – Tel: 305 491 2739

2020 NW 187 Terrace
Miami Gardens, FL 33056

South Miami-Dade County

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16155 S.W. 117 Ave., B-19

Miami‎ Fl‎ 33177

9am-5pm M-F


Contact: Irvine and Lillian Headley

Click image below to watch address to the Nation from Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit

The public is encouraged to continue support of The Caribbean Community Relief Fund held at the Miami Foundation. Donations can be made via checks payable to “The Miami Foundation” (Memo: “The Caribbean Community Relief Fund”, 40 Northwest 3rd Street, Suite 305, Miami, FL 33128;  Via Credit Card at Direct Link: Visit https://goo.gl/TmvOkB  and submit payment through The Miami Foundation website; or Via Cash Wire or Stock transfer at request to Miami Foundation at 305-371-2711.  

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Alex Bruno – Tel: 561 577 6742
Mr. Nigel Francis – Tel: 954 588 8095
Mr. Emile Serrant – Tel: 954 857 6966
Ms. Elka Cools-Lartigue – Tel: 954 297 2416
Mr. Fitzroy Ettienne – Tel: 954 226 3212
Mr. Carlton Francis – Tel: 954 232 0765
Ms. Natasha Charles – Tel: 786 383 6608
Mr. Ian Williams – Tel: 964 294 9961

Mr. Marlon Daway  – Tel: 786 487 9099

Mr. Miguel Murphy – Tel: 305-761-9799 or [email protected]



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