Hurricane Irma disaster relief

My island and home got devestated by hurricane irma. I have been living off of the food and water that I prepared and set aside for the storm however, my supplies are coming to an end. There is no supplies to get in town or anywhere on island. St Thomas was destroyed by Irma to the point that there is no food/water/shelter for residence to continue to stay, thus the government it suggesting that those that can evacuated for a few months should do so.
This is what I have choosen to do due to lack of supplies as well as an increase in looting and violence on island however, I do not have the funds to do so.  
The above photo is from my home, which has no power, running water, and an empty cooler. My dog Anna is running low on food and needs to see a vet.
My job got postponed due to the status of the island and no business with no timeframe available of when I will be able to resume my position there. 
The other photo shows how I have been cooking my food for the past week since Irma hit. The wood is from furniture in my house.

Any help would be greatly appreciated as I have sold what I can of my belongings to get a flight to Miami next week, and from there I do not know where I will go due to lack of funds.
I have based my estimated costs/goal on my need to replish essentials for living, possibly a small affordable car to get to save zones in the States, animal care for my dog, a doctor's visit for myself, shelter for a period of time depending on how quickly I can find a job, etc.
Funds are needed as soon as possible due to the lack of supplies I have..

Thank you for taking the time to read my story.

*This story will be posted by my sister Amanda,since the entire island not having power or internet. 
My sister will be withdrawing any funds for me once I get to Florida, due to banks no working down in USVI.
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Organizer and beneficiary

Dana Chappel 
Anna's Retreat, United States Virgin Islands
Amanda Chappel 
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