NBC 6 and Telemundo 51 are teaming up to collect items to be donated to earthquake victims in Ecuador.
A devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador on April 16 and thousands of people have lost everything and are in need of help.
Volunteers and aid workers have rushed to provide help to victims and their families, and NBC 6 and Telemundo 51 have joined these efforts partnering with the Consulate of Ecuador in Miami.
Here is how you can help:
On Saturday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., please stop by and bring your donations to the Miramar Fire Department at 14801 Southwest 27th Street adjacent to our studios.
From Sunday, April 24 to Friday, April 29, the collection efforts continue at the following locations:
Drop Off Location: Simon Guest Services, located in Main Entrance across from The Cheesecake Factory
7535 Dadeland Mall
Miami, FL 33156 USA
MIAMI INTERNATIONAL MALL
Drop Off Location: Simon Guest Services, located in Center Court
1455 NW 107th Avenue
Doral, FL 33172
THE FALLS SHOPPING CENTER
Drop Off Location: Simon Guest Services, across from The Gap
8888 SW 136th Street
Miami, Florida 33176
CORAL SQUARE MALL
Drop Off Location: Mall Office, Monday through Friday, 10am to 5pm and Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm
9469 W. Atlantic Blvd.
Coral Springs, Florida
On Saturday, April 30, donations will be collected from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 7060 Northwest 87th Avenue.
DONATION ITEMS NEEDED:
- Canned foods and canned milk
- Baby diapers and wipes
- Hand sanitizers
- Bug repellent
- First aid and personal hygiene items