Caring for the Keys - Official

As I am sure you are aware, the Florida Keys has been devastated by the effects of Hurricane Irma. It will be upwards of a month+ before power is even restored in most areas and any sense of normalcy returns. Right now they're without electricity, water, sewage, cell service, etc. We are coordinating efforts to collect any and all items to help the Keys as they deal with this disaster- including water, non-perishable food items, toiletries, pet food, etc (full list below). Additonally, we are raising funds to purchase these items if you are unable to make a physical donation. Monetary donations will also be going toward fuel- which is a huge neccessity right now! Any amount helps, as we are also coordinating efforts to have a plane drop off as much of our cargo as possible, so monetary donations are very important! I, Jessica Haim, will be personally withdrawing all donation funds to my personal account to see that all funds go directly towards these items/supplies. 

If you have any questions about these efforts, please do not hesitate to contact us at 407-227-6208 or 305-360-2583.

We are Keys natives looking to help the place we call home. Rest assured, your donations are safe with us and all of it will go directly to relief efforts. Thank you and God bless.. #CaringForTheKeys

List of items needed for donation:
- water and other drinks
- non perishable foods
- toiletries (baby wipes, toothbrushes, soaps etc)
- batteries and flashlights
- dry ice
- pet foods (dogs, cats, birds) and pet supplies such as leashes etc... anything.
- gloves (gardening and latex)
- blankets (small) and sheets - clean but can be used.
- coolers
- empty water jugs and tap water filled jugs
- empty gas cans
- empty propane cans
- baby items and food
- used clean clothing
- bleach
- mops
- packing tape
- individually packaged pain relief meds such as Advil, Tylenol etc
- toilet paper/paper towels
- clean used or new towels and cloths
- sharpies (we are needing to organize, label and box all of these items)
- sponges
- antibacterial kitchen soap
- nets 
- tarps 
- disposable silverware, plates, bowls, cups
- laundry detergent 
- candles, lighters and matches

Donations (0)

  • Phil DeCandido 
    • $40 
    • 24 mos
  • Ro Williams Brann  
    • $50 
    • 24 mos
  • Laura McLaurin 
    • $50 
    • 24 mos
  • Matthew Schuman 
    • $67 
    • 24 mos
  • Doug Cheshire 
    • $500 
    • 24 mos

Organizer 

Jessica Haim 
Organizer
Tampa, FL
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