Act & Pack: St. Maarten Relief

Hurricane Irma has caused widespread damage to 95% of St. Maarten.

Our Initiative:
Act & Pack is a grassroots initiative created in Toronto, Canada, by friends, family, and fans of St. Maarten to help in the relief effort. Our focus is on vulnerable populations: youth, expecting mothers and/or single parents, and the elderly, among others. 

The Act & Pack team is hosting donation drives, and collecting backpacks containing non-perishable food items and essential personal care items to send to St. Maarten. Join our facebook group.

Our Objective:
1. To collect and distribute 100 bags filled with essential items to  the district of St. Peters - an underserved community in St. Maarten.

Our GoFundMe Intentions:

We plan to use the money raised through GoFundMe to:
- Cover the cost of shipping items (by cargo ship) to St. Maarten;
- Cover costs for customs, transporting and distributing the backpacks on the ground in St. Maarten;
 - Provide  a small honourarium to two local community organisers who are providing logistical support, and conducting on-the-ground outreach in St-Maarten to identify vulnerable persons in need of our help.
  • Maia Thomas 
    • $110 
    • 48 mos
  • Petagaye Ffrench  
    • $50 
    • 49 mos
  • Naveen Arya 
    • $200 
    • 49 mos
  • Chivon John 
    • $80 
    • 49 mos
  • Tess and Marjorie 
    • $100 
    • 50 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Act St. Maarten 
York, ON
Melissa Enmore 
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