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hurricane relief

In an effort to assist our Bahamian neighbors, still reeling from the disastrous effects of Hurricane Dorian, Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute is collecting supplies at three of our four locations. This will be ongoing as long as it’s necessary. We hope you’ll join our Florida Eye family by donating any of the items listed below, to whichever location is most convenient for you.

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those affected by this monstrous storm.

Please feel free to drop off supplies at these locations, during the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday:

  • 1717 W Woolbright Road, Boynton Beach, FL 33436
  • 2575 S State Road 7, Wellington, FL 33414
  • 9980 Central Park Blvd., Suite 204, Boca Raton, FL 33428

Supplies Needed

Water
Non-perishable foods
Hygiene kits (tissue, toothpaste, tooth brushes, towels, sanitary napkins)
Cleaning supplies (bleach, mops, brooms, garbage bags, sponges, clothes pins)
Disinfectants
Baby formula, bottles and supplies
Blankets
Flashlights
Batteries
Mosquito repellent (DEET-free)
Cooking utensils
Tarpaulins
Plastic sheeting
Disposable plates and eating utensils
Solar-powered chargers
Portable radios (battery or crank)
Cloth bags or biodegradable bags
First aid kits (bandages, gauze and tape)

Volunteer Drivers Needed

Florida Eye is also looking for volunteers to pick up donations from each office location and transport items to either the Eagles Wings Foundation, 514 14th Street in West Palm Beach, 9-5p.m., or IPIC in Boca Raton, 301 Plaza Real, or Delray Beach, 25 SE Fourth Ave., from 10-10p.m. Other donation drop off sites include Rocco’s Tacos (all locations) — for small donations, and the Vegso Community Resource Center — the Junior League of Boca Raton, 261 NW 13th Street, in Boca Raton, from 9-5pm.

Please contact Marketing & PR Director Gwen Gottlieb at 561.305.5605 to set up volunteer pick up dates and times, or for any further information.


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