Please help The Bahamas! Here are some suggestions for donations.

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The people of The Bahamas need our help. Here are some places where you can send  your donations. I thank my former student Lauren Glinton for compiling this useful information.

 The Bahamas Consulate General in New York is now also accepting donations:

The Bahamas Consulate General New York is accepting emergency relief supplies for the Islands of The Bahamas affected by the passage of Hurricane Dorian starting tomorrow morning (Sept 3rd) at 10:00am.

Items can be delivered to BAHAMAS HOUSE NEW YORK – 231 East 46th Street, NY NY 10017

Financial Donations:
Checks, Drafts, Money Orders can be sent to BAHAMAS CONSULATE GENERAL NEW YORK – Memo. Hurricane Dorian Relief.

Telephone: 212 421 6420/ 320 201 1145
Email: consulate@bahamasny.com

Monetary donations
-Monetary donations can be made to this GoFundMe page: https://www.gofundme.com/f/headknowles-emergency-funds. HeadKnowles is a legitimate Bahamas-based organization that has assisted with disaster relief efforts in the past.
-The Bahamas Red Cross also accepts monetary donations: https://bahamasredcross.org/.
 
Non-monetary donations (non-perishable food items, baby supplies, cleaning items and bedding) can be shipped here:
The Bahamas Consulate in Miami (+1 305-373-6295) has partnered with the following for collection and transportation of donated goods:
-Rev. Archer- Christ Episcopal Church, 3481 Hibiscus Street, Coconut Grove, Fl
-Global Empowerment Movement 340 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, Fl 33137
-Shelter Aviation 1100 SW 41st Ct., Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 

The Bahamas Consulate General Atlanta is accepting emergency relief supplies for the islands in The Bahamas affected by the passage of Hurricane Dorian. Items can be delivered to 2970 Clairmont Rd NE Suite #290, Atlanta GA 30329. Telephone: 404-214-0492. Email: info@bahconga.com

New Providence Community Church has asked those in New Providence to drop off donations: https://www.npcconline.org/

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