We are touched by the amount of support you have offered following the destructive path of Hurricane Dorian over parts of the Bahamas. The first images and information emerging from the affected islands tell a story of utter devastation, especially on Great Abaco and Grand Bahama Islands, where the eye of the hurricane made landfall before slowing down, destroying lives, homes, lives. businesses and livelihoods. The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas is lucky not to have been in its way.
We have received many offers of help and financial contributions are currently the most effective way to support humanitarian organizations in their work. With this in mind, we are raising funds for International Medical Corps, a global non-profit humanitarian organization created by volunteer doctors and nurses, who already have teams on the ground in the affected areas. Working in support of the Bahamas government and local authorities, your funds will directly sponsor medical support and supplies in some of the hardest hit areas.
Monetary donations are the most effective form of aid.
You can make monetary contributions via this link: https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/the-ocean-club-dorian-relief
All funds after indirect costs will be directed to necessary relief efforts on the affected islands in the Bahamas. Every dollar you donate unlocks, on average, up to an additional $30 in grants from donated institutions, medicines and supplies. Their efficient operations have earned International Medical Corps the highest possible honors as a charitable watchdog.
In-kind contributions: According to Cabinet & Disaster Management (NEMA) of the Government of the Bahamas, the following items are preferred items for donation:
- Building materials (roofing materials, shingles, tar paper, gutters, nails, plywood, wood, etc.)
- rock slab
- The water
- Canned products
- Meals ready to eat (MRE)
- Hygiene kits
- First aid kits
- Plastic garbage bags
- Mosquito repellent
- Chlorine tablets
- Non-perishable dry goods
- Cleaning products (mop, bucket, towels and wipes)
At this time, previously worn clothing cannot be accepted.
For a more complete list, please visit www.bahamas.com/relief.
Supplies should be sent to:
Tropix Expedition Abaco
Caution Hurricane Dorian Relief
5610 NW 12th Avenue, Suite 203
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
Volunteers: We are working with World Central Kitchens on a future plan for those who wish to offer in-person assistance. There are already an impressive number of interested volunteers and we will communicate this plan as appropriate. Members of our team are already working in Nassau with this initiative.
About International Medical Corps
International Medical Corps’ approach is to be a global first responder by providing immediate care and ensuring lasting impact in the communities they serve. They have extensive experience in building back better, providing medical care and other life-saving relief in the aftermath of disasters and crises around the world for more than three decades. International Medical Corps provided both relief and recovery assistance following hurricanes Irma, Maria, Florence and Michael in affected areas of the Caribbean.
About Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts opened its first hotel in 1961 and since then has been dedicated to perfecting the travel experience through continuous innovation and the highest standards of hospitality. Currently operating 119 hotels and resorts and 44 residential properties in major city centers and resort destinations in 47 countries, and with more than 50 projects in planning or development, Four Seasons consistently ranks among the top hotels in the world. world and the most prestigious brands in reader surveys, traveler reviews and industry awards. For more information and reservations, visit fourseasons.com. For the latest news, visit press.fourseasons.com and follow @FourSeasonsPR on Twitter.
Director of Public Relations and Communications