Local Puerto Rican Community Leaders To Host Donation Drive - NBC 6 South Florida

Local Puerto Rican Community Leaders To Host Donation Drive



    South Florida Sending Help to Puerto Rico

    NBC 6's Andrea Cruz reports.

    (Published Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017)

    Puerto Rican business leaders in South Florida are joining forces to send help to their native island after Hurricane Maria pummeled the U.S. territory. Members of the Puerto Rican Professional Association of South Florida and Borinquen Medical Centers of Miami-Dade met at Roberto Clemente Park in Miami Thursday to discuss logistics for relief efforts. This weekend, there will be several donation drop-off locations.

    Items needed include

    • Batteries
    • Flashlights
    • Bottled Water
    • Bedding, Towels
    • Canned Food, Baby Food
    • Disposable Diapers for children and adults
    • Wipes
    • Female personal hygiene products
    • First-aid kits
    • Cookware
    • Scissors
    • Camping gear


    South Florida Helping Victims of Storm

    [MI] South Florida Helping Victims of Storm

    NBC 6 Reporter Willard Shepard shows you the ways many South Floridians are helping the victims of Hurricane Maria.

    (Published Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017)

    Miami-Dade County

    Ana G. Mendez University System - Temp Command Center

    15201 NW 79th Ct, Miami Lakes, FL 33016

    Friday 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

    Isla del Encanto

    Friday Noon-10 p.m.

    12850 SW 120th St, Miami, FL 33186 

    Ay Bendito Food Truck

    Sunday 1 p.m.-6 p.m.

    9225 SW 137 Ave Miami, FL 33196 

    MANA Wynwood Warehouse

    Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

    225 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127 

    Broward County

    Casa Borinquen

    Saturday 1 p.m- 5 p.m.

    6519 Taft St, Hollywood, FL 33024

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