Collecting Hurricane Relief for Puerto Rico

This week Makerspace Forsyth will be collecting donations to send to Puerto Rico in light of the recent hurricane that devastated the island. The entire island was left without water, power or cell phone service so the need is immediate. We have confirmed a cargo plane to transport all donated goods. The plane is scheduled to leave Atlanta on October 1st, so we are requesting all donations be delivered between tomorrow and Friday.

COLLECTION DATES AND TIMES TO DROP ITEMS OFF: 

9/26 – 5PM to 8PM
9/27 – 10AM to 5PM
9/29 – 5PM to 8PM

FEEL FREE TO DROP OFF ANY OF THE ITEMS LISTED BELOW: 

Sun Screen

Medicines (Tylenol, Aspirin, Antiseptics, etc)

Vitamins
First-aid kits, (gauze pads, band aids, antibiotics, alcohol, peroxideetc.)
Bottled Water
Powdered Milk
Canned goods

Can openers (manual)
Personal-hygiene (toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, soap, hand sanitizer, etc)
Feminine-care products

Sleeping bags

Tents

Baby formula (powdered)

Baby wipes and diapers
Sheets, Towels
Batteries (D, C, A)

Flashlights, portable radios, fans Candles

Insect repellant, citronella coils

Trash bags

Adult diapers and Adult wipes

Gloves

Tea kettles

Candles

Pet food (canned and bagged)

Granola and Energy bars

Clorox disinfectant wipes

Clorox Bleach (no fragrances or mixes)

Sun Screen

Twin inflatable mattresses and pumps*

Gas stoves (outdoors type) – (do not bring gas bottles or propane tanks)

Empty gasoline tanks (legal requirements compliant)

 

*Must be battery powered

**Due to FEMA restrictions at this time, we will not be accepting clothing donations. If things change, we will let you know.

Contact us at info@makerspaceforsyth.com with any questions.  Please put Puerto Rico in the subject line.

Andres

Andres

I’ve always had an interest in electronics and robotics. I have been tinkering ever since I can remember. Running the makerspace was just a natural next step. I like sharing the knowledge and experiences I've accumulated over the years.

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