Our Friends in The Bahamas Need Our Help

Bahamian flag - HEAT fans help our friends in the Bahamas
by Miami HEAT

Hurricane Dorian has wreaked havoc on our friends in the Islands of The Bahamas. They need our help, HEAT fans. The Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation, Carnival Corporation and the Carnival Foundation are leading the way by collectively pledging $2 million in funding and in-kind support for relief efforts. You can help by purchasing the items on the list below and delivering them to the designated drop-off locations. To our fans in other parts of the country and the world, please consider making a financial donation to DirectRelief.org.

NEMA-Approved Donated Food and Supplies List for the People of The Bahamas



Ready-To-Eat Meals





Adult Size

Hygiene Kits

Pampers (all sizes), baby wipes, sanitary napkins, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, toilet paper, adult diapers, hand sanitizer

Bottled Water


Non-Perishable Food Items

Canned fish, canned meats, canned pureed veg, peanut butter, jars of baby food, powdered milk, baby formula

Disposable Cutlery

Pre-packed cutlery, cups, plates

Water Bladders

Size: 2,500 gallons

Reusable Water Containers

Size: 3 gallons

First Aid Items

Sterile bandages/gauze (all sizes), tape

Portable Generators

15KW – 25KW

Chain Saws


Plastic Tarpaulin


Debris Removal Tools

Shovels, rakes, axes, wheel barrows

Portable Single and Double Burner Stoves


Portable Outdoor Lamps/Lights

Battery operated

Water Purification Kits

Brita water filters and purification tablets


Wind-up and battery operated

Blankets and Towels


Insect Repellents

Spray, bracelets

Portable Radios

Wind-up and battery operated


D Cell, AA

Portable Bathroom


Cleaning Supplies

Bleach, brooms, mops, pinesol, garbage bags

Life Jackets and Ponchos

Adult and child size


Note: Updates on additional drop-off sites may be provided as more details become available.

Miami Dade County:

Miami-Dade County Main Library

Monday – Saturday, 8am – 5pm

101 W Flagler St

Miami, FL 33130 

(305) 375-2665


Stephen P. Clark Center

Monday – Saturday, 8am – 5pm

111 NW First St

Miami, FL 33128


Joseph Caleb Center

Monday – Saturday, 8am – 5pm

5400 NW 22 Ave

Miami, FL 33142


Office of Emergency Management Warehouse

Monday – Saturday, 8am – 5pm

8008 NW 14 St

Doral, FL 33126


Tropical Shipping Cargo Receiving Location

Monday – Saturday, 8am – 5pm

9505 NW 108th Avenue

Medley, FL 33178 

(561) 881-3999

(561) 881-3951



Broward County:

Metro Signs Inc. 

Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm

1220 S State Rd 7

Hollywood, FL 33023

(954) 983-6662

Palm Beach County:

Tropical Shipping Cargo Receiving Location

Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm

1489 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

Riviera Beach, Florida 33404 

(561) 881-3999

(561) 881-3951


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