Rotary Clubs Aid Dominica in Aftermath of TS Erika

Basseterre, St. Kitts – The Rotary Club of Liamuiga and Rotary Club of St. Kitts extend their sincerest thanks and appreciation to all persons who assisted, donated and volunteered to aid Dominica.

On Saturday August 29, 2015, both Rotary Clubs spearheaded a relief aid effort for the Commonwealth of Dominica in the aftermath of the destruction that island suffered following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika on August 27, 2015.

“Our Rotary Clubs are truly grateful for the outpouring of donations from our civic-minded residents, non-governmental organisations and the corporate community,” said Tuffida Stewart, President of the Rotary Club of Liamuiga. “It was only on that Saturday morning we learned that a vessel was in
St. Maarten and heading back to Dominica later that evening. We asked the captain to make the detour to St. Kitts and they obliged.”

Estimates of supplies sent include, but are not limited to, 16,000 bottles of water, 1,600 packets of Crackers, 600 rolls of toilet paper, 600 bars of soap, 1200 cans of Vienna sausages, 600 tins of sardines, 27 mattresses, kitchen utensils, pots, pans, juices, other toiletries, clothing, shoes and more. A total of four (4) full flatbed trucks of cargo were collected in less than 12 hours.

Both Rotary Clubs cannot sufficiently express in words their gratitude to the following companies, organisations and individuals listed below. The list of individuals is not exhaustive and we apologise if any names have been inadvertently omitted.

Companies & Organisations Individuals
Freedom FM

ZIZ Radio and TV

Winn FM

RAM’S Trading Ltd.

TDC Ltd.

I and B Ltd.

St. Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority (SCASPA)

SCASPA Sports Club

Customs and Excise Department

Charlie’s Enterprises

Island Purified Water

St. Kitts Bottling Co. Ltd.

Windsor University School of Medicine

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Association of Dominicans Living in St. Kitts

St. Kitts and Nevis Red Cross Society

Huggins Medical

Redeemed Baptist Church

Rotaract Club of St. Kitts

Lions Club

Essence of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation

William Marcus Natta Memorial Scholarship Fund

We Drive Charity

Swancey Domino Club

G Squared Arts

American Bakery

JamKit Association

C & C Trading Ltd.

Jason (Crane Operator, I and B Ltd.)

The family of Kishu Chandiramani

Sonia Karr

Chelsey Antoine

Dr Yren Clarke

Jihan Williams

Goldha Franks

Marissa Richardson

Frances Boddie

Clariscia Natta

‘De Fruits Man’

Wilhelmina Irish

Tara Hendrickson

Jomo Williams

Cosbert Woods

Elvis Gumbs

Jarelle Gayle

Pearl Powell

Melissa Charles

Michelle Maynard

Carol Boddie

Lincoln Gilbert

Norman Sabaroche

Gillian Branford

Shannon Hawley

Al Powell

Ethlyn Caines

The David Family (Cayon)

Nelius Boudine

Tracy Herbert

Shirnaldeen Bradshaw

Sybil Magloire

Deirdre Venner

Vincent Joseph

Annette Lestrade

Miriam Ettienne

Sharon Esdaille

 

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