The University is partnering with Hope Fleet International, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit humanitarian organization, to collect needed items for residents impacted in the Bahamas due to Hurricane Dorian. The deadline to donate items is Friday, Oct. 18. There are several drop-off locations around campus, including: Alumni Hall, Building 60, first floor Lobby; Brooks College of Health, Building 39A, Nursing Office, Room 3090; International Center, Delaney Student Union, Building 58E, Room 2300; Delaney Student Union, Building 58W, near the Food Court; Department of Leadership, School Counseling and Sport Management, Petway Hall, Building 57, Room 3200; Hicks Hall, Building 53, second floor Lobby; and Student Alliance of Inclusion and Diversity, Founders Hall, Building 2, Student Lounge, Room 1400.
The items being collected should be new, not used, and are as follows:
General Supplies: batteries, especially D; face/dust masks; flashlights; gas containers; masking tape; Sharpie markers; power strips; extension cords; trash bags; zip ties; tool kits; manual can openers; paper towels; tissues; toilet paper; disposable cups/plates/utensils
Medical Supplies: adhesive/non-adhesive bandages; antibacterial ointments; gauze and tape; acetaminophen, aspirin, ibuprofen; rubbing alcohol/peroxide; first-aid kits
Hygiene Supplies: deodorant; feminine hygiene products; hand sanitizers; razors/shaving cream; shampoo/conditioner; Vaseline; soaps (bar or liquid); toothpaste/toothbrushes; mouthwash; bug spray; sunscreen; eye drops; brushes; hair ties