In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Rotarians around the world contacted us to see how they can help. Rotary clubs in the Carolinas sent a truck of supplies to the Keys to help with the recovery efforts. Now it’s District 6990’s turn to help our friends in North and South Carolina.

The Upper Keys Rotary clubs are accepting donations for hurricane victims in North Carolina and have been sending trucks of supplies to residents in and around Swansboro and Morehead City, NC. If your club is collecting supplies, here is what is needed:

Items sought:

Rubber Gloves
Blue Tarps
Bungee Cords
Clorox Bleach
Face Masks
Flashlights (Including Small Flashlights)
Rubber Boots
Work Gloves
Latex Gloves
Ratchet Straps
Feminine Hygiene Products
Lowes & Home Depot Gift Cards
Dog Food
Safety Goggles
Rubber boots
Baby Formula
For more information, contact
Don Horton at 305-522-2062

In addition, our district has a disaster relief 501-3c foundation that welcomes monetary contributions of any amount. Donations will go a long way in assisting those suffering in the Carolinas. Here is where you can send your helpful dollars. Please make your check made to The Robbins Fund, Inc. and send it to our D6990 treasurer at:

Scott Shulman
350 East Las Olas Blvd, Suite 1250
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301
Attention: Scott Shulman

Please share this information with friends and family, and thank you for your HELP.