While the full extent of the wreckage has not yet been determined, Hurricane Dorian killed five people as of Monday evening.
Below is a list of ways you can help survivors and the people of the Bahamas.
Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Tampa located at 609 W Waters Ave, accepts the following donations:
Generators or plants, extension cables, gloves for yard work, saws, hammers and other hardware.They also accept batteries, fans, flashlights, cleaning supplies, blankets, non-perishable food, necessities, baby food, baby diapers and adults.
Water Mission plans to send clean drinking water to the islands. You can donate here.
Orlando business owner Kevin Phin organized a supply drive Tuesday 10 AM. Donation items were asked to be brought to the Atlantic Aviation hangar at Orlando Executive Airport to be flown to Abaco this week, post-storm.
Heart to Heart International has already sent response teams, including a mobile medical unit, to the Bahamas and hopes to send more. Donations are being accepted here.
Bahamas Red Cross Society is seeking donations of nonperishable goods, baby supplies, cleaning items and bedding. Donation information is available at this link.
Save the Childrenis launching an emergency support team to help children and families impacted by the storm. The nonprofit is collecting donations online.
Covenant House, a group that provides emergency shelter to youths, plans to mobilize in the Bahamas. Donation information is available here.
International Medical Corps plans to deliver critical health care to island residents. You can click here to donate to the cause.
The National Association of the Bahamas has created an online fundraiser for hurricane relief efforts here.
The Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition, Inc. plans to donate 100% of proceeds from its GoFundMe to the people of the Bahamas.
All Hands and Hearts Smart Response, which helps communities after natural disasters, is looking for both donations and volunteers willing to help areas affected by Hurricane Dorian. You can sign up here.
Good360 is seeking donations of water, personal care items, tarps, portable charges and more. Further information is available online.
If you prefer to donate cash, these are the organizations that are confirmed and authorized to help the victims of the Bahamas.