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Posted on: September 10, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Bahamas Hurricane Dorian Relief Collection

Bahamas Hurricane Dorian Relief Collection, Bahamian flag

Wellington was fortunate to weather Hurricane Dorian without impact. Now that our Village is back to normal operations, we will do our part and give back to our neighbors in the Bahamas who have lost everything.

The Village is partnering with area relief agencies to deliver collected supplies to the Bahamas, periodically, from September 9 through September 21, 2019.  

Collected supplies will be used to meet storm-related needs and support long-term recovery efforts in the Bahamas. These items have been requested directly by the Government of the Bahamas.

Supplies Needed

(new, unused items only)

  • Baby Supplies
  • Hygiene Kits
  • Toiletries
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • First Aid Kits
  • Can Openers
  • Insect Repellent
  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Pet Food

*The following items WILL NOT be accepted: money, sharp objects, flammable items, medications, food items.

The Village will be accepting donations at the following locations:

Drop-Off Locations

(during normal business hours)

  • Village Hall
    12300 Forest Hill Blvd.
  • Wellington Community Center 
    12150 Forest Hill Blvd.
  • Community Services Office 
    1092 Wellington Trace
  • Village Park 
    11700 Pierson Road
  • Lake Wellington Professional Centre 
    12133 Ken Adams Way
  • Ultima Fitness 
    12799 West Forest Hill Blvd.
  • Wellington Fire Stations 
    (All Wellington locations)

Wellington parents may also drop off donations at their child’s school.

Donations will be accepted at Village Park on Saturday, September 14, 2019 (look for signs pointing to drop-off area).

Wellington will also host a Bahamas Hurricane Relief Collection Event at the Wellington Community Center on Saturday, September 21, 2019. The Village will partner with the Wellington Community Foundation and other local organizations and non-profit groups to collect donations (only new, unused items) between 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

For more information visit Wellingtonfl.gov/HurricaneRelief. 

As another way to stay informed on the latest news and updates from the Village, residents are invited to sign up for Wellington information and updates at www.wellingtonfl.gov/newsletter.

For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch WellingtonTV for the latest happenings.

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