The people of the Bahamas need our help. This weekend donations will be accepted at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida and then flown over with volunteer pilots with Sol Relief, a nonprofit group dedicated to disaster relief in the United States and the Caribbean.
Only items on this list will be accepted. Per the request of the Bahamian government, items that focus on shelter for those affected are of the highest priority.
And if you donate, the Tampa Bay Rays will give you 2 complimentary tickets tot he game on Sunday, September 8 against the Toronto Blue Jays at 1:10 p.m.
Here's the list:
Pet food (bagged)
Tents (4-6 person)
Trash Bags (heavy duty)
Flashlights and Headlamps
Phone chargers and phone battery packs (solar)
Battery operated fans (small)
Batteries (AA, AAA, D)
Donations will be collected in Lot 9, on the corner of 9th St. S. and 4th Ave. S at Tropicana Field
The supply drive will take place:
Saturday, September 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, september 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.