Bahamas Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund

Today was a tough day for The Bahamas. We need to start thinking about what we can do to help. We got lucky in Bimini.

As soon as the weather is OK, Gone Astray will be going to Florida to load up with supplies to take to Freeport.

We are not a big company with donors and sponsors, we need to find out what our people need. As you may know, most of our past and present crew members hail from Grand Bahama - Robin, Jamie, Kevion, Andre, Little Bill ... Kevion’s mother and Robin’s mother are in a shelter. We need practical things. We need supplies that will help right now. Let's do what we can.

We will also use the money donated in this space to buy supplies for people we know - the family of our crew - specifically The Ferguson Family (Robin, Jamie and Little Bill's family) and The Knowles Family (Kevion's family) and the people of Grand Bahama. We will be working directly with Agape House Ministries in Freeport to assist with storage and distribution.

For those able to donate goods, here is a list of Duty Free and VAT Free allowables:

Building Supplies (roofing materials, shingles, tar paper, drip caps, nails, plywood, lumber, etc.) Plastic Sheeting Rolls/Tarpaulin (various sizes)
Sheet Rock
Water
Water Filtration Devices
Canned Goods
Meals Ready to Eat (MRE's)
Hygiene Kits
First Aid Kits
Wet Wipes
Large Plastic Trash Bags
Mosquito Repellent
Bleach
Chlorine Tablets
Non-perishable Dry Goods
Clean-up Supplies (mop, bucket, towels & towlettes)
Gloves
Blankets
Water
Containers
Chain Saws
Generators
Portable Stoves
Butane
Canisters
Mattresses (single or double)
Air Mattresses
Pillows
Sheet Sets
Household Cleaning Kits
Pampers
Baby Wipes
Baby Juice
Baby Food
Baby Formula
Cereal
Lysol Disinfectant
Flashlights

Supplies can be mailed to and/or dropped off at:

1000 SW 32nd Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL
33315

Gepetto "Petto" Rolles is in Florida now and will be coordinating all drop-offs at this location. He can be reached via WhatsApp at (242) 473-3482 or via US Cell (954) 309-7976. 

After the Bimini Blue is repaired (now in Florida), it will also go to Freeport loaded with supplies and ready to clear.

Weather provided, we are  hoping to make our first crossing with supplies on Thursday, September 12th. We will clear Bahamian Customs in Bimini and then head to West End, final destination Freeport, Grand Bahama. We will be working directly with Agape House Ministries in Freeport to assist with storage and distribution.

Our hearts are heavy. May God bless The Bahamas. Pressing onward ...

Donations (0)

  • Dipti Lala 
    • $50 
    • 19 hrs
  • Devon Nola  
    • $50 
    • 7 d
  • Terri Roberts 
    • $100 
    • 7 d
  • Bert Raderschatt  
    • $50 
    • 11 d
  • Heidi Conlin  
    • $20 
    • 11 d

Organizer and beneficiary 

Leesa Fountain 
Organizer
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Leesa Nicole Verreault Fountain 
Beneficiary
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