Diocesan Hurricane Relief Fund

Anglican (Episcopal) Diocese of The Bahamas and The Turks and Caicos Islands

 
The Anglican (Episcopal) Church has been in these islands since 1648.  The Diocese of The Bahamas and The Turks and Caicos (established in 1861) has Churches on 25 islands, 21 in The Bahamas and 4 in The Turks and Caicos Islands.  Clergy are assigned to serve in each of these areas.

Given our network of churches and personnel, the only entity more widespread than the Anglican (Episcopal) Church is the respective governments of The Bahamas and The Turks and Caicos Islands.

This network is regularly entrusted with the responsibility of providing leadership of disseminating information. The Church is always called on to distribute hurricane relief, trusted by national and international government and private sector agencies alike over many decades.

Dorian
Hurricane Dorian hit the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama on Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September as a category 5 monster storm, unprecedented and extensive.  We have never seen or imagined devastation like this in this country.  The actual damage is incomprehensible: tens of miles of infrastructure, thousands of buildings decimated and hundreds of acres of crop land destroyed.  It will take years to rebuild both islands.

The most heartbreaking thing is the humanitarian crisis with more than 65,000 people in upheaval or displaced, suffering and anguished. This reality will cause mass evacuation as the wounded economy terrain cannot sustain the current population.

Two of our Number

Abaco and Grand Bahama are two of our 25 islands on which can be found 14 congregations comprising 7000 persons. 
We want to do all we can to help them and the entire community.
 

Please Give
Please consider a donation of whatever you can afford.  No amount is too small.

Your generous donations will go towards:
Drinking water
Food including
fruits and  vegetables 
Disinfectants, detergents and cleaning supplies 
Disposable plates, cups, and utensils
Toiletries including personal hygiene items
Baby items(formula, diapers, Etc) Temporary shelter equipment
Bedding 
Tarps 
Generators 
Chainsaws and other tools Portable stoves and cooking utensils 
Water treatment and filtration supplies 
Mosquito repellent and netting Building Supplies 
Household goods
Furniture 
Flashlights and batteries 
Tools and Gloves
Clothing for adults and children

Donations (0)

  • J and M The Gonzalez Family 
    • $100 
    • 8 hrs
  • John Sampselle 
    • $100 
    • 10 hrs
  • Adrian Rolle 
    • $150 
    • 11 hrs
  • K Mack 
    • $50 
    • 1 d
  • Carmen Kayser 
    • $100 
    • 1 d

Organizer 

Archdeacon Keith Cartwright 
Organizer
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