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Supply Drive for Puerto Rico

Please join Ekko Title in our efforts to help Puerto Rican families in great need.

Local Puerto Rican mom and attorney organizes supplies drive

A Northern Virginia mom and Puerto Rican native decided to do something to help her beloved Island. She has started an impressive food and supplies drive and she's making plans to deliver it all in person next week. Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on September 20th.

On Wednesday, September 20, Hurricane Maria, a powerful Category 5 hurricane with 150 mph winds, made direct landfall on the island of Puerto Rico, wiping out its infrastructure. What resulted is the largest catastrophic humanitarian crisis for Puerto Rico and the 3.4 million American inhabitants in its history.

EKKO Title is opening their offices to use as collection sites to accept supplies for the families in Puerto Rico!

These are the items we will be collecting at our EKKO offices through October 13th. These items will be packed and driven to Orlando, Florida by Ekko Title employees where they will then be palliated and shipped by private cargo plane and distributed in PR personally by our delegation. These items will be donated to those people and families in the parts of the island that need help the most.

Most of the island is without running water and they don't expect this to be fixed in the near future so the items below are listed in order of need:

WATER PURIFICATION SYSTEMS:

  • Life straws or something similar (can also be found in REI, Walmart, Disks Sporting goods)
    On Amazon, Here or here.
  • Water purification tablets, drops

FOOD:

  • Canned goods preferably with pop up tops
  • Veggies, fruit, Vienna sausages, beans, tuna, chicken
  • Crackers and snacks
  • Fruit bars
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Instant coffee
  • Powdered Gatorade or Propel
  • Formula
  • Baby food
  • Paper or plastic plates, cups, silverware

TOILETRIES AND MEDICINES:

  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste
  • Baby wipes
  • Diapers (all sizes including Depends)
  • Toilet paper
  • Triple antibiotic cream
  • Benadryl
  • Anti diarrhea medication
  • Band aids
  • Feminine products
  • Soap
  • Hand sanitizer

OTHER:

  • Garbage bags
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Paper towels

LIGHTING DEVICES:


ALSO- Lucky Dog animal Rescue in Arlington is flying down to PR to rescue animals. If you would like to support their effort as well, please feel free to drop off any items from their list, (available at the link below), to any of our Ekko Title locations and we will deliver to them! Puerto Rico Wish List on Amazon.

Thank you for making a difference!