We are going to have to cancel the drive.
There is no outlet to send any goods.
We will stick with our plan to help our team out internally as much as we can.
Our intentions were good, and we will continue to do what we can to help our team and their families.
From NBC News ~ “Food and clothes donations create ‘a second disaster,’ experts say—so just send cash.
A number of long-running organizations, including Unicef, the American Red Cross and Save the Children are taking donations.
Center for Disaster Philanthropy began four funds in response to recent disasters including the earthquake in Mexico and the three Caribbean hurricanes.”
Nearly a week after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, power is still out in most places, and communications are virtually nonexistent for the island’s 3.4 million residents.
Many of our Power Recycling team members have families in Puerto Rico that need our help!
What You Can Do
On Saturday, October 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Power Recycling will host a relief drive for these victims of Hurricane Maria.
Come on down to our headquarters at 4715 State Highway 30, in Amsterdam, New York, and bring the following:
- New and gently used clothing
- Blankets and pillows
- Canned food and dry food
- Diapers and baby wipes
- Baby food
- First aid supplies