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Posted on: September 3, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Bahamas Hurricane Relief

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Hurricane Relief for the Bahamas

The City of Hollywood has organized a hurricane relief effort
for the people of the Bahamas who have been impacted by HurricaneDorian. Beginning September 3 and continuing through September 19th,  the City's Fire/Rescue Stations, Fire Training Facility and Code Compliance office will be accepting donations of the following items that have been requested by the
government of the Bahamas:

Non-perishable foods or canned foods
Hygiene kits (tissue, toothpaste, tooth brushes, towels, sanitary napkins, feminine products)
Baby formula, bottles and supplies
Plastic water containers
Blankets, sheets, pillows
Mosquito repellent (DEET-free)
Disposable plates and eating utensils
Portable radios (battery or crank)
First aid kits (bandages, gauze and tape)
Pet food/supplies

Financial donations should be directed to one of the many reputable charities who are collecting as part of the relief effort.

"As we pray for those affected, I am asking that we match ourthoughts and prayers with action by offering assistance in the aftermath of
this monster hurricane," says Hollywood Fire Rescue Chief Rudy Jurado. "We will use our fire stations, training facility, and code office at City Hall Circle as collection points for spearheading relief efforts. Please help us make the most of our efforts, by only donating those items requested by the Bahamian government."  

Donation Sites

City Hall - Donations accepted from 7AM to 6PM - Monday through Thursday

Code Compliance, (Old Library) Annex building located in the SE section of City Hall Circle
2600 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33020

Hollywood Fire Rescue Stations - Donations accepted from 8AM to 8PM - 7 days a week

Station 5, 1819 N. 21st Avenue, Hollywood, Florida 33020

Station 31, 3401 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, Florida 33021

Station 40, 707 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood, Florida 33019

Station 74, 2741 Stirling Road, Hollywood, Florida 33312

Station 105, 1511 S. Federal Highway, Hollywood, Florida 33020

Training Facility, 3400 N. 56th Avenue, Hollywood, Florida 33021

Businesses are also welcome to collect donations at their establishments and drop them off at one of these locations. For large donations (pallet or tractor trailers), please drop these donations at the Fire Training Facility. Some coordination may be required prior to delivering pallet and truck donations. At the close of the collection period, off-duty Fire Rescue Personnel will spearhead getting the donations onto trailers at the Bahamian Consulate and from there the supplies will be delivered to the Bahamas.


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