Good Afternoon Friends,
We wanted to take a moment to update you on our current efforts to provide relief to the island communities of St Thomas and St John. The US Virgin Islands were devastated last week by Hurricane Irma, which made landfall on both islands as a Category 5 Storm. As of this morning we have been flooded with responses from around the country asking how people can help the islands!
We have secured a staging area for Amazon deliveries in Fajardo, Puerto Rico to all for the items to reach the community in a faster and more efficient method! The great news is, Amazon Prime offers free standard shipping allowing us to divert valuable resources to other needs, and allowing Amazon to focus on the logistics. We already have a small fleet of private boats standing by to shuttle the supplies to the islands!
Here is just a small part of the donations that have been shipped, but please understand this we are desperate for more supplies, there is a clear and present need for food, and basic necessities!
If you wish to ship supplies directly to Puerto Rico, please use the following address for our staging area there:
VI Strong: Virgin Islands Relief
East End Excursions
Puerto Del Ray
4900 State Road #3
Fajardo, PR 00738
We have also created a wishlist of items needed on Amazon so that you can ship items directly to the drop off site! Please see the link below: