Boca Raton man launches campaign to bring aid to Bahamian hurricane victims

By Product Expert | Posted in Dealership news, Local Events on Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at 8:37 pm
A stock photo of people loading emergency supplies.

Where can I donate hurricane relief supplies near Boca Raton, FL?

If you’ve within earshot of a television, radio, smartphone or computer in the last few days, you’ve almost undoubtedly heard about the devastation that Hurricane Dorian has wrought in The Bahamas. In the days since the storm has moved on, residents of Abaco Island and Grand Bahama Island are just now starting to get their arms around what is going to be a long and painful recovery process. Cutler Altier, the brother of Team Gunther Kia’s Ashley Gunther, is organizing a fundraising and supply collection drive to get as much help to the people affected by the hurricane as possible. If you’ve been watching the news and wondering, ‘Where can I donate hurricane relief supplies near Boca Raton, FL,’ the dealership is only too happy to use its internet presence to bring you the information.

READ MORE: Team Gunther Kia’s Hurricane relief message

Supply and donation drop off locations

Altier set up a GoFundMe campaign with the goal of raising $15,000. After three days, his efforts have already crossed the $11,000 mark. Click on the button below to learn more about his relief efforts and to make a cash donation. According to Altier’s GoFundMe page, he has set up two locations for supplies to be dropped off. From there they will be collected and delivered to Abaco and Grand Bahama as quickly and safely as possible. You can leave your donated supplies with the staff at the following locations:

Altier Jewelers

701 S Federal Hwy
Boca Raton, FL 33432

Salt Armour

1140 Holland Dr. Suite 6
Boca Raton, FL 33487

Cutler Altier’s GoFundMe page

What should I donate?

Considering the effect Hurricane Dorian had on the islands, there is almost nothing that won’t be useful to those who have lost so much. However, there are several items that Altier pointed to that he’s really looking to bring to the affected.

• First Aid Supplies
• Toiletries
• Baby supplies: formula, wipes, diapers
• Feminine hygiene products
• Mosquito nets
• Insect repellant spray
• Men’s, women’s, children’s underwear
• Batteries
• Camping supplies: tents, mats, sleeping bags
• Battery-operated fans
• Water
• Blankets

The thoughts and prayers from everyone at Team Gunther Kia are with those who have been affected by Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas and elsewhere. Thank you in advance for assistance in providing at least a small amount of relief.

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