Puerto Rican Leadership Council organizing recovery effort for Hurricane Irma victims in Caribbean

BY BILL LARA

The Puerto Rican Leadership Council is accepting donations of nonperishable food, diapers, bottled water, and clothing at the following locations today, Sunday Sept. 24:

  • Ay Bendito food truck at 9225 SW 137th Avenue Miami, FL 33196, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Ana G. Méndez University at 15201 NW 79th Court, Miami Lakes, FL 33016, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The following are to be noted for their previous efforts serving as collection points, Sept. 23-24:

  • Isla Del Encanto restaurant at 12850 SW 120th Street, Miami was collecting on Sept. 23.
  • Mana Wynwood warehouse at 225 NW 2nd Avenue, MiamiSaturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Casa Borinquen at 6519 Taft Street, Hollywood, FL 33024 on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

IRMA LOGOFor more information, contact Luis De Rosa at ldr@puertoricanchamber.com.

The Miami Foundation also is accepting donations for Caribbean islands impacted by Maria and Irma, including Antigua and Barbuda, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. Donations can be made at http://miamifoundation.org/relief/


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Bill Kress
Bill Kress, President of Kress Communications, is an editorial consultant with the Community Newspapers, covering business news, non-profits, and municipal government. He is an award-winning public relations practitioner, news reporter, photographer, and a prolific social mediologist. Reach Bill at info@kresscom.com or call 305-763-2429.

5 Comments on "Puerto Rican Leadership Council organizing recovery effort for Hurricane Irma victims in Caribbean"

  1. Hello,
    I was wondering if someone is coordinating a relief concert for Puerto Rico. My brother in law is a singer and has a band. He would like to help with the effort. Who should he contact?

  2. I have 85 kilo watt generator to donate if it can be picked up in bay springs Ms. no electrical panels runs on propane

  3. I live here in Sicklerville NJ in the states As you will see on my website I have 31 cases of water I would like for you to have them whom shall I contact directly for this whose in charge? I will need their info such as name address and phone number to call My personal number is 856 870 0577(Cell)

  4. Hello everyone we are so grateful to reach out to assist anyone that is in need. I hope to hear from someone very soon by phone or by email May the Grace of God hold you all together Just keep the prayers before you and God will see you through talk to you soon

  5. Shirley Houston | July 10, 2018 at 10:28 pm | Reply

    Will be in Mesa Arizona in mid Aug and have a lot of lady clothes to donate to the hurricane relief for Puerto Rico. Where can I go to drop off

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