Hurricane Dorian relief: how you can help

Drs. Barth Green and Elizabeth Greig discuss logistics for mobilizing Bahamian relief efforts. Photo: Jorge R. Perez for University of Miami
By UM News

Drs. Barth Green and Elizabeth Greig discuss logistics for mobilizing Bahamian relief efforts. Photo: Jorge R. Perez for University of Miami

Hurricane Dorian relief: how you can help

By UM News
The University of Miami community has come together to help those impacted by Hurricane Dorian. Find out how you can get involved.

The U Responds: Hurricane Dorian Response Fund 
Through medical and humanitarian efforts, the University of Miami is committed to putting its expertise and innovation to work, helping those in the Bahamas and other regions impacted by Hurricane Dorian. To mobilize response and relief efforts, the University has launched the Hurricane Dorian Response Fund. Your contributions to this fund will support direct University of Miami recovery efforts in the Bahamas, recovery efforts of the University’s partner organizations in the affected areas, and the University’s Bahamian and other Dorian-impact communities. Give now. 

Student organizations unite
The Bahamian and Carribean student associations have teamed up to collect emergency and relief supplies for the Bahamas. Beginning Thursday, Sept. 5 through Friday, Sept. 13, members of the University community may drop off supply donations at the following sites:

Location: Coral Gables, Whitten University Center Lower Lounge
Dates and Times: Sept. 5-13, ongoing
 
Location: Coral Gables, Residential College collection site
Dates and Times: Sept. 5-13, hours vary by Residential College
 
Location: Coral Gables, Student Center Complex - Rock Plaza
Dates and Times: Tuesday, Sept. 10, and Friday, Sept. 13, 12-2 p.m.

Contact the Butler Center for Service and Leadership at leadandserve@miami.edu for additional information.

Local collection centers
Many community organizations are collecting emergency and relief supplies. Here are additional ways you can support our neighbors in the Bahamas and other regions impacted by Hurricane Dorian: