Convoy of Care gives opportunity to help in Bahamas Disaster Relief

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Atlanta, Georgia – The Bahamas Consul General, law enforcement, non-profit organization Caring for Others, media, and trucking partners are heading up an effort to help the citizens of the islands of Bahamas who have been devastated by a direct hit from Cat 5 Hurricane Dorian through the Convoy of Care partnership that began in 2016 to bring relief to Baton Rouge, LA in the wake of the devastating floods.

Bahamas Disaster 2019 from Cat 5 Hurricane Dorian. Photo credit: Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater [Public domain]
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation facilitated a press conference on the efforts Monday morning and have announced the following collection locations, dates, and times. Anyone or organization that wishes to participate can use the following information to help get the help to where it is needed by getting it to the following locations Wednesday and Thursday Sept. 11 and 12 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.

  • Georgia State Stadium (old Turner Field), 755 Hank Aaron Drive SE, Atlanta
  • Caring for Others, 3537 Browns Mill Road, SE, Atlanta
  • Woodstock First Baptist Church, 11905 GA Hwy 92, Woodstock
  • WSB TV Studios, 1601 W. Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta

The website for volunteer sign-up and a list of items requested, as well as a link for monetary donations that will be sent directly to the Bahamian Government is: www.CFOHelpsBahamas.org.

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