Donations sought before vessel leaves St Lucia for Anguilla

Long Bay Adventist church in Anguilla was destroyed by Hurricane Irma.

Members of the public are being urged to donate much needed hurricane relief items to be loaded onto a vessel leaving St Lucia today (Wednesday, 13 September).

Tradition, a Carriacou sloop, is leaving from Dock One at Rodney Bay Marina.

The private mission to take items to Anguilla is a new chapter in the boat’s life, after 30 years spent as a charter vessel sailing around the Caribbean.

People are being asked to donate a number of items, including:

Anyone interested in donating hurricane relief supplies are being urged to consider the following items being requested:

  • towels
  • blankets
  • baby supplies such as formula and nappies
  • non-perishable food items
  • flash lights
  • batteries
  • battery operated radios
  • candles
  • matchsticks
  • PVC gasoline cans
  • tarpaulins

For further information, please contact Lawrie Gumbs or Deborah Vos on 1 264 476 7245.

Those who wish to make a monetary contribution can do so with the official Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency fund by clicking HERE.


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