As you all know Hurricane Maria has left the nation of Dominica completely crippled, cutting off electricity, telecommunication and water supplies across the island. The destruction is unparalleled. Although assessments are still being made and communication is slowly being restored it has become clear that the country is in desperate need of  basic supplies.

Generously, several initiatives have sprung up in the wake of this disaster to attempt to alleviate any suffering for residents of the island. However, at DNO we are completely aware that there is a lot of information floating around the internet and we therefore have compiled a list of individuals and organizations leading such efforts, who have each been contacted and the particulars verified by DNO. Please note that this is an ongoing list so it will be updated if necessary. Additionally, we have included a  general list of  some of the most immediately needed items. Please support these efforts. The people of Dominica have a long, hard road ahead.

Online Initiatives:

http://dominicarelief.org/

https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/dominice-hurricanemaria-relief/funds/fees

 

United States

New York

St. Lucia House, 438 E 49th St, Brooklyn 11203
Saturday and Sunday, September 23-24, 11 AM – 5 PM
Contact: Aldona Prosper 646-642-0113
Organized by the Consulate General of Dominica, 685 3rd Ave, New York 10017, 212-599-8478, consulateofdominica@gmail.com, in partnership with the Dominica American Relief and Development Association.
Area residents are requested to distribute this flyer.

Bronx Drop Off: Japs Auto Clinic, 770 S Columbus Ave, Mt. Vernon 10550
Saturday and Sunday, September 23-24, 11 AM – 5 PM
Contact: George Karam 646-342-5253
Organized by the Consulate General of Dominica, 685 3rd Ave, New York 10017, 212-599-8478, consulateofdominica@gmail.com, in partnership with the Dominica American Relief and Development Association.
Area residents are requested to distribute this flyer.

New Jersey

1020 Clinton Ave, Irvington 07111
Saturday and Sunday, September 23-24, 11 AM – 5 PM *
Contacts:
Daisy Grant 973-393-1393
George Seaman 732-470-3017
Julien Le Blanc 917-796-0802
Leroy Richards 973-776-4218
Angela Sylvester 732-319-6974
Hillroy Garraway 908-922-7945
Heather Etienne 908-902-6733
Fredilia Scotland-Casimir 973-666-8513
Organized by the Consulate General of Dominica, 685 3rd Ave, New York 10017, 212-599-8478, consulateofdominica@gmail.com, in partnership with the Dominica American Relief and Development Association.
Area residents are requested to distribute this flyer.

* Please note that any individual residing in the NYC or NJ area who wants to donate goods but is unable to do so within the times given, or who is without a means of transportation, may contact Daisy Grant to arrange for a pick-up.

Texas

 

Dallas/Fort Worth area drop off
2436 S Valley Pkwy, Lewisville 75607
4:30 PM – 9:00 PM daily starting Wednesday, September 20 *
Contacts:
Oneil  469-422-0756
Nicole 940-594-8569
Safiya 214-931-2681
Rhea 817-675-8112
Shari 281-907-3389
Makaza 832-748-6039
Reported by dominicarelief.com

*Please note that any individual wishing to drop-off at the Dallas/Fort Worth location, is asked to contact Oneil Georges beforehand.

 

2727 Synott Rd #1803, Houston 77082
Drop off location throughout the week. *
Organized by Your Caribbean Nation Association, Houston.
Houston residents are asked to distribute this flyer.

8220 W Bellfort St, Houston 77071
In front of Riddims Night Club.
Relief drive, Saturday, September 23, 9 AM – 4 PM.
Organized by Your Caribbean Nation Association, Houston.
Houston residents are asked to distribute this flyer.

Houston area contacts
Organized by Your Caribbean Nation Association, Houston.
Houston residents are asked to distribute this flyer.
Shari 281-907-3389
Clinton 832-489-2613
Diana 713-271-8416
Jermain 832-228-8424
Lena 281-728-2742
Tasha 713-530-4876
Marley 832-858-3575
Makaza 832-748-6039
Georgia 713-829-9518
Fred 832-660-6759

* Please note that any individual wishing to drop-off at the Houston location (2727 Synott Rd) during weekday hours, is asked to contact Shari Augustine beforehand.

 

Chicago

4722 W Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL 

Organized by Caribbean Association of Midwest America (C.A.M.A)

and in association with  various local Caribbean organizations.

Relief drive  (for Caribbean survivors of Hurricanes Irma and Maria and Mexican earthquake survivors)

Saturday September 23, 8 AM-5 PM.*

Contact:

Deon Lopez : 847-644-0871

Darcy  Levy:  847-612-6117

*Please note that individuals wishing to arrange for a pick up may call or text above contacts

 

Florida

Drop off location

In front of the Magic Mall  

2155 W Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32804

Saturday. September 23, 11 AM-6 PM

Organized by Dominica Orlando Movements Organization of Florida

Contacts:

Paul: 407-716-1451

Rose: 407-325-9864

 

LONDON 

Dominica High Commission

1 Collingham Gardens, Earl’s Court, London SW5 0HW

Essential items are being packed for shipment to Dominica on

Saturday, 23 September 2017 & Sunday, 24 September 2017 between 9.00am – 8.00pm 

Contact: Her Excellency, Ms Janet Charles, Acting High Commissioner for the Commonwealth of Dominica on +44 (0) 207 370 5194 or

Mrs Ethelca Brand OBE, MBE, MSA at the Dominica Overseas Nationals Association (DONA) on +44 (0) 208 992 0142

Shipment is leaving the UK for Dominica on Tuesday, 26 September 2017.

Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad

Cruise Ship Complex, Port of Spain
Mon – Fri 8 AM – 2 PM Organized by Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard

TTPOST National Mail Centre
240-250 Golden Grove Rd, Piarco
Mon-Fri 8 AM – 11:30 AM, 1 PM – 2 PM Organized by TTDF and TTPOST

Is There Not A Cause, 6A Anderson St, St. James
8 AM – 8 PM

Tribe Carnival, 20 Rosalino St, Woodbrook
Mon – Fri 8 AM – 8 PM

Living Water Community, 109 Frederick St, Port of Spain

Camp Sernette, M2 Ring Rd, La Romaine
Mon – Thu 7 AM – 2 PM

Army Headquarters, Aranguez
Sun – Sat 7 AM – 2 PM Organized by TTDF

Tobago

Camp Signal Hill
Mon-Fri 8 AM – 3 PM
Organized by TTDF

Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard Base, Millford Road
Mon-Fri 8 AM – 3 PM
Organized by TTDF

CACS has chartered the Admiral Bay 2 to take relief supplies from the Port on Tuesday.
Individuals donate large items at the Port. For more information call 231-6261.

Small items in boxes may be donated at:
Warehouse #19, Gas Alley, Cane Garden, St. Thomas
Friday through Monday September 22-25, 9 AM – 7:30 PM
Organized by CACS.

Contact:

Calvin Alkins: 246-231-6261

Email: calkins@kastrel.com