$187K Donated To Red Cross For Dorian Relief

September 23, 2019

Over $187,000 has been donated to the Bermuda Red Cross to assist the Bahamas after they sustained catastrophic damage in Hurricane Dorian.

“The official death toll across the Bahamas is 52. But that number is expected to skyrocket, with 1,300 people still missing two weeks after the hurricane,” CNN reported this weekend.

A spokesperson said, “Notwithstanding Bermuda making a remarkable recovery from Category 3 Hurricane Humberto, we would like to update our community regarding their continued generosity toward the citizens of Bahamas.

“To date we have received $187,573.37, with donations being received daily. These funds will be sent to the British Red Cross, who will in turn transfer all monies to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent. The fund will be utilized in the following ways:-

  • Shelter Management
  • Livelihoods & Basic Needs
  • Health
  • Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
  • Protection, Gender & Inclusion
  • Migration
  • Disaster Risk Reduction

“Also in partnership with Goslings, we will be having ‘Happy Hour For A Cause’ at the Goslings Wine Cellar on Friday, October 4th, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. cost is $50 per person, All proceeds will go towards the Bahamas relief fund.

“Bermuda Red Cross will continue accepting financial donations for Hurricane Dorian Appeal via the following ways. For those who donate through online transfers, we ask for auditing purposes, that the account numbers below be the only ones used.

  • BNTB Bank Account No: 20 006 060 365472 200
  • Clarien Bank Account No: 4010035760

“People can also use their debit/credit card which can be called in to us at 236-8253 or stop in at our offices:

  • Bermuda Red Cross
  • Hurricane Dorian Disaster Relief Appeal
  • Charleswood,
  • 9 Berry Hill Road, Paget DV 03

click here Bermuda Red Cross

Read More About

Category: All