Recaps of Relief Efforts
Dr. Ricardo Mejia talking on WPBF about hurricane Dorian relief effortsDr. Mejia on WPBF news. He took action very fast and within a week after Hurrican Dorian hit, he was ready with 4,000 pounds of donations on his first donation drop.
For more information on partners he is collaborating on please visit:
Hurricane Dorian Relief Effort to Bahamas West EndThis is a recap video of our first Hurricane Dorian relief effort. Dr.Ricardo Mejia took approximately 4,000 pounds of supplies to West End in the Bahamas. Thank you to all who donated and volunteered. Our contact there, Fritz Thompson made sure the people got the donations directly. We took generators, chainsaws, water, food and much more. We appreciate all the effort of the staff of Jupiter Dermatology & Hair Restoration gave of their time on the weekend to organize all the donations that came in from family, friends and members of the community. Also special thanks to Seagate Marine Sales, Troy Weiser from Southeastern Door Company and Matt Kuntz from Jupiter-Tequesta A/C, Plumbing & Electric, LLC.
Hurricane Dorian Donation Relief Effort - Trip 2The second relief effort was September 8, on the day of Dr. Mejia's birthday with Victor Jacques, of Victory Proformance. He is Dr. Mejia's nephew who drove up from Miami to deliver donations given by many friends. It was also a collaboration with many other organizations.
Dorian Relief In Collaboration with Paradise.NGO & Operation AirdropSee the full recap post of all three missions here:
On our third mission, we delivered many of our donated supplies through the generosity of many volunteer pilots through Operation Airdrop and The Paradise Fund with the help of our assistant, Nathalie Lauren who coordinated flight logistics.
These supplies were coordinated and distributed locally on the ground by Fritz Thompson to the people of Freeport and residents of Sweeetings Cay as well as individuals associated with the following organizations:
Trinity International Ministries in Freeport
Ebenezar Baptist Church in Sweeting’s Cay
Grand Bahama Island Boating Association
Police Staff Association
Down Syndrome Association
Thank you for all your contributions. We are currently working with various medical organizations and are looking for financial donations which will be used to purchase medical supplies. You can see a list of those items here: https://dorianrelief.sunblockchallenge.org/medical-supplies/