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Volunteers Needed: Hurricane Irma Relief

Sep 28, 2017
Thank you for your interest in helping keep Florida Strong. Your Florida Realtors Leadership Team has been in touch with many volunteer organizations around the state and will continue to populate relief efforts in various areas for you to volunteer your time.

A Message from Florida Realtors: 

Thank you for your interest in helping keep Florida Strong. Your Florida Realtors Leadership Team has been in touch with many volunteer organizations around the state and will continue to populate relief efforts in various areas for you to volunteer your time. Please be advised that disaster relief and recovery is often an adaptive and responsive environment, so changes happen quickly. Check back to this webpage  (http://floridarealtors.org/IrmaVolunteer) often to keep Florida Moving Forward. 

Disaster Clean-Up Kit Creation: Sept. 29 – Oct.1      

Who: 100 Volunteers needed 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

What: Packing and Distribution of Disaster Clean-Up Kits (ordered 10,000 kits from FEMA)

Where:  Reach Out America, 2217 NW 5th St., Miami 33127 (POC Larry Williams (210) 770-0001 reachoutamerica@aol.com)

Where:  FL Multi-Agency Warehouse, 4545 Madison Industrial Lane, Tampa 33619 (POC Jeff Burns (609) 731-2919 Jeffrey.Burns@treas.nj.gov)

Bring: Realtor T-Shirt/Hat and Realtor Spirit

Send Registration to POC at address indicated and to: carrieo@floridarealtors.org (name, which days and cell number).

We will continue to post new opportunities and encourage volunteering at an area near you.  If you know of opportunities you would like to post, please let us know and we will continue to update.  Remember to wear your Realtor shirts and hats.  Send us your stories and pictures showing your Realtor Pride as we REBuild our Communities Together.

Neighborhood Clean-Up Weekend: Sept. 30 - Oct. 1 at 7 a.m.

Who: Anyone Aged 12+ that can work outdoors on clean-up crews

What: Community Clean Up around Staging Locations (groups of 8-20)

Where: Meet at Staging Locations – The Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Meet at Staging Locations - address listed:

Marathon – 5500 Overseas Highway, Marathon 33050

Big Pine Key/Key West - 33990 Overseas Hwy, Big Pine Key 33043

Naples – 4935 23rd Court SW, Naples 34116

Bring: Realtor T-Shirt/Hat, Water (for you), Food (for you), Gloves, Yard Tools and Realtor Spirit

The staging locations have the following items:  chainsaws, eye protection, first aid kits, wheel barrows, snow sled to haul debris, hand saws, gloves, etc.  

If you or someone you know need help (debris removal, muck out work, tree cutting), call Helping Hands Hotline at 1-800-451-1954 and you can be added to the work orders.

Send Registration to: IrmaVolunteer@gmail.com (name, location, which days and cell number)