Sunday, January 17, 2010

Survival Kit Drive at Embassy of Haiti

Hi all ... I picked this up from Volunteer Fairfax. It's going on RIGHT NOW at the Haitian Embassy in D.C. I know many of you are looking for tangible ways to support Haiti -- here is one option if you can get there before 4pm today.
From the Embassy of Haiti's Web Site

From the National Organization for the Advancement of Haitians (NOAH)

***SURVIVAL KIT DRIVE***

NOAH will be conducting a Survival Kit Drive THIS Sunday, January 17, 2010 from 11am - 4pm at the Embassy of the Republic of Haiti in Washington D.C. located at 2311 Massachusetts Avenue NW.

In appreciation of your assistance light refreshments will be available. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact (718.755.0119) or (202.904.9070).

Below are a list of items needed immediately. Many can be found at your local dollar store or even the One Spot in your local Target. Please spread the word to all because a MAJOR group effort is needed to get Haiti through this. I appreciate and thank you in advance for all your prayers, help and support.


ITEMS BEING COLLECTED:
Baby formula (dry/powder)
Baby wipes
Baby bottles
Diapers
Baby clothes
Toiletries (shampoo, soap, toothpaste)
Hand sanitizer
Vitamins
First aid kits
Over the counter medicines
Socks
Blankets
Mosquito repellent
Flashlights
Batteries
Candles
Flip flops
T-shirts
Pants
Lightweight jackets
Non perishable food that’s not in cans (seal-paks of tuna or sardines, for example)

Thanks!
Cathleen