Rebuild Love City, St. John, USVI

We are Love City Sailors.  We live and operate a small charter company (Prince Charters) in St. John, USVI. Recently, St. John,  (Love City) was devastated by the largest hurricane (Irma) in recorded history of  the Caribbean.  If that wasn't enough, a second Category 5 hurricane (Maria) exacerbated the devastation a week and a half later.

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We sailed our home (also, our business) to Grenada, historically a safe zone from hurricanes, before the storms began impacting the islands and will return in October.  When we return, we will fill our 38' sailboat with up to 2 tons of relief supplies for our island. This includes hygiene kits (designed to aid 2ppl & cost $20 to produce), tools, lights and fresh drinking water, provided by our desalination system.

The recent arrival of Hurricane Maria greatly affected the supply lines from Puerto Rico and St. Croix.  We will be able to source our supplies directly from Grenada.

Join our efforts to help the people of Love City rebuild and make St. John great again!

GoFundMe compliance reqirements:

Ryan VanDeusen
Lesli Gallagher

We are residents of St. John returning with supplies for basic hygiene, tools, food and water.

We have created a basic hygiene kit which includes:
Toothbrushes 2
Toilet tissue 2
Solar light
Work gloves
Utility knife
Bar soap 2
Wet wipes
--- Each kit is $20 and assists 2 people

We will also bring prefilter cartriges and fuel to power or desalination system to provide fresh drinking water
$6 each (40)

Miscellaneous tools and a chainsaw 

Withdrawl plan:
3 staged withdrawls to pay for the deliveries of bulk goods at the Carriacou, Granada shipping dock
- possibly a 4th and final withdrawl for last minute supplies to aid the efficient delivery to St. John by private sailboat.

*This money will be deposited into the same bank account which we have already been using to aquire these goods before funding has arrived.

All of this money will go directly to goods for St. John residents and relief workers. NONE of this will be used for personal benefit or gain.
GoFundMe conviniece fee
$100 for TOTAL transportation cost of sailing our boat from Grenada back to St. John

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