Help Needed in Barbuda

Dear members:

The island of Barbuda has been evacuated as there is total damage. People have lost everything.

In response, the Antiguan Consulate in Toronto is collecting items to ship on September 23 by air for emergency aid.

Here are the emergency items they are requesting:

Diapers, wipes
Baby food
Dried and canned milk
New baby clothes
Baby bottles
Soap
Disinfectant
Pillows
Sheets (all sizes)
Blankets
Toiletries
Sanitary pads
Underwear (children, males, females)
Large garbage bags
Medical supplies
First aid kits
Painkillers
Shaving kits (male and female)
New towels
Batteries
Toothbrushes
Toothpaste
Flash lights

Items can be dropped off at Sea Jamaica Shipping, 39 Voyager Court North, Etobicoke, M9W 4Y2
Hours for drop off:
Monday to Friday 10AM to 4PM
Saturday 10Am to noon

We have so much to be grateful for, let's reach out and help our fellow Caribbean people who have lost so much.

Please donate and pass this message along to your network to mobilize as much help as possible.

Thank you.

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