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Venue Naples local drop off center for Bahamas hurricane relief

Posted at 6:57 AM, Sep 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-03 06:57:35-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Starting Tuesday Venue Naples is using its event space as a donation drop off center for those impacted by Hurricane Dorian. Many other local businesses are joining in support.

Here's a list of donations needed:

Building & Construction Materials

  • Rubbermaid Totes/Tubs to Place Cleaned Household Items out of the Water / Mud
  • Trash Bags
  • Leather Work Gloves
  • Masks
  • Tarps
  • Paracord Ropes

Non Perishable Food

  • Water
  • Boxed Milk

Medical Needs/Personal Hygiene/Toiletries

  • Personal Care Kits with Toothbrushes
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Toiletries
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Advil, Tylenol, Motrin
  • Hydrogen Peroxide

Baby Supplies

  • Diapers
  • Baby Wipes
  • Baby Formula

Survival Supplies

  • Mosquito Nets/Bug Repellent
  • Batteries
  • Emergency/Solar Power Lamps & Lanterns
  • Coolers - for Ice and Medicine
  • Air Mattresses
  • Paper Supplies
  • Box Fans
  • Flashlights
  • Tents
  • Candles and Matches

Clothing in Various Sizes

Bed Sheets, Blankets

Cleaning Supplies

  • Mops
  • Pails
  • Bleach
  • Simple Green
  • Disinfectants

Volunteers are needed to help accept and organize donations. Contact Venue Naples at 239-292-1529.

Supplies can be dropped off Tuesday - Friday from 8am - 4pm. Once the hurricane passes, boats, yachts, and private plane's have volunteered to help bring supplies to the Bahamas.

Monetary donations can be made out to SWFL Community Foundation and sent to 13240 Tamiami Trail North Suite 205 Naples, FL 34110 with a return address so you can be mailed a receipt.

Other supply drop-off locations:
Fort Myers Brewing Company
Clive Daniel Home
Tacos & Tequila Cantina
The Village School
Collier County Sheriff's Office
Kava Culture Kava Bar

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