Here in Miami, we’re taking a collective sigh of relief that Hurricane Dorian did not hit us dead on. However, our friends, family, and comrades in The Bahamas were hit hard and the damage is devastating. In order to help, a number of local leaders and organizations have stepped up to initiate efforts to provide relief and support. Below, you can find a growing list of drop off points where you can donate supplies (including all those hurricane supplies you bought and didn’t use!) to our neighbors in need. 

We also want to note that while Miami did not get hit by Hurricane Dorian, many of our most vulnerable neighbors were still negatively impacted by the storm. In using their finances to prepare for a hurricane event by filling up gas tanks, buying supplies and materials, etc., many low-income families spent down resources they’d otherwise need to pay rent or buy food. To support these families in need, please consider making a donation to a local organization providing vital comprehensive services and programs to vulnerable, low-income, and in-crisis individuals and families, like Bridge to Hope or The Smile Trust

Supplies in need: 

  • Toiletries/hygiene products, including deodorant, menstrual products, toilet paper, tissue, razors and shaving cream, shampoo and conditioner, soap (bar or liquid), mouthwash, bug spray, sunscreen, eye drops, hair brushes, hair ties, tooth brushes, toothpaste, and towels

  • First-aid items/medical supplies, including adhesive/non-adhesive bandages, antibacterial ointments, gauze and tape, Acetaminophen, and rubbing alcohol/peroxide

  • Cleaning supplies, including trash bags, mops, buckets, paper towels, and brooms

  • Child/adult diapers

  • Canned goods and other non-perishable food

  • Baby formula

  • Water/water purification kits

  • Batteries

  • Flashlights

  • Face/dust masks

  • Zip ties

  • Rubber bands

  • Power strips/extension cords

  • Tool kits

  • Tents

Drop-off points:

Several organizations listed below are solely collecting monetary donations:

If you know of an organization accepting donations for the Bahamas that isn't on this list, please shoot us a note at and let us know - we'd love to add them.