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Friday 15 December 2017
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Haitian American Hurricane Matthew Relief Effort Details

The Haitian community of South Florida teamed up to bring a massive relief effort to Haiti following the storm. Everyday the community is invited to volunteer and/or donate items. Between the hours of 9am-9pm, volunteers work tirelessly to sort donation items and get them ready to be shipped in Haiti. There several locations where donation items are accepted ( see below) however the main location is CMS International Group 3333 NW 168 Miami Gardens, Florida 33056. Monetary donations can be made at Mandodo.org

hurricane-matthew-still-092916-cebMany organizations answered the call to help including and not limited too. ALL groups areinvited to participate and contribute.

i. Miami Dade County
ii. Haitian Philanthropy Coalition
iii. Vitas
iv. Man Dodo Foundation
v. Azure College
vi. Leonie Hermanin (FOCAL/Prodev)
vii. North East 2nd Ave Partnership
viii. Haitian American Educators Association
ix. Miami- Dade College
x. City of Miami
xi. City of North Miami
xii. Shalom community Church
xiii. Center for Haitian Studies
xiv. Haitian Women of Miami Inc (FANM)
xv. Sant La Haitian Neighborhood Center
xvi. Haitian American Leadership Organization
xvii. Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance
xviii. Haitian Lawyers Association
xix. Haitian American Professionals Coalition (HAPC)
xx. Haitian Youth and Community Center of Florida
xxi. Haitian American Community Development Corporation
xxii. Caribbean-American Visual Cultural Preservation (CAVCP)
xxiii. Haitian American Chamber of Commerce (HACCOF)
xxiv. Association of Haitian Educators of Dade Inc.
xxv. Haitian American Nurses Association of Florida, Inc (HANA)
xxvi. Association of Haitian Physicians Abroad (AMHE)
xxvii. Haitian-American Association of Engineers and Scientists (HAES)
xxviii. Ayiti Images
xxix. Union Suite
xxx. Channel 6,4, and 10
xxxi. AEDAP
xxxii. WLRN
xxxiii. WSRF 1580
xxxiv. Radio Mega 1700
xxxv. Island TV
xxxvi. Haitian Businesses

SUGGESTED MEDICATION DONATION LIST

High Blood
Pressure/Cardiac/Cholesterol:
Amlodipine10mg
Atenolol 25mg
Amiodarone 200mg
Bisoprolol 2.5mg
Budesonide 3mg/1mg
Clonidine .1mg
Clonidine .2mg
Clonidine.3mg
Digoxin 12.5mcg
Diltiazem 60mg
Diltiazem 30mg
Diltiazem 240mg
Diovan 80mg
Diovan80/Valsartan-12.5mg
Furosemide 10mg/ml oral
solution Furosemide 20mg
Furosemide 80mg
Hydralazine 100mg
Isosorbide 10mg
Isosorbide 20mg
Isosorbide 30mg
Isosorbide 60mg
HCTZ 12.mg/25mg
Hydralazine10mg
Hydralazine 25mg
Hydralazine50mg
Hydralazine 100mg
Labetalol 300mg
Losartan 10mg
Losartan 25mg
Losartan Potassium 50mg
Metolazone 2.5mg
Metolazone 5mg
Metoprolol 12.5mg
Metoprolol 25mg
Metoprolol ER 50mg
Metoprolol 100mg
Midodrine 10mg
(Hypotension only 4 pills)
Nifedipine 30mg
Nifedipine 60mg/90mg
Nitroglycerin .4mg/hr
Propranolol 10mg
Metoprolol 50mg
Verapamil/Diltiazem180mg
Torosemid 5mg
Diabetes/Glucose/Steroids
Metformin 500mg
Metformin 850mg
Metformin 1000mg
Glyburide .625mg
Glipizide 5mg &10mg
Glyburide 1.25mg
Glyburide 1.5mg
Glimepiride 1mg &4mg
Gabapentin/Neurontin
300mg Pioglitazone 15mg
Prednisone 1mg
Prednisone 2.5mg
Prednisone 5mg
Prednisone
10mg Prednisone 50mg
Methylprednisolone 4mg
Budesonide 3mg
Asthma/Allergies:
Albuterol 8mg Montelukast 10mg
Claritin 10mg
Antibiotics:
Amoxicillin 500mg
Azithromycin250mg
Ampicillin 250mg
Acyclovir 800mg
(Antiviral) Bactrim 250mg
Cefuroxime 500mg
Cephalexin 500mg
Clindamycin HCL 300mg
Ciprofloxacin 500mg
Doxycycline 100mg
Famciclovir 500mg
Nitrofurantoin 100mg
Metronidazole 250mg &
500mg Neomycin 500mg
Levofloxacin 250mg
Levofloxacin 500mg
Levofloxacin 750mg
Nitrofurantoin 100mg
Quinine Sulfate 324mg
Tizanidine 4mg
Zidovudine 100mg (HIV)
Zidovudine 300mg (HIV)
Tacrolimus 1mg (HIV)
GU: Tamsulosin 0.4mg(Prostate)

MEDICATIONS NEEDED

Pharmaceutical
• Oral antibiotics: ANY – but especially
amoxicillin/Augmentin/Pen-VK/Bactrim/flagyl/doxycycline/erythromycin/azithromycin/cefzil/cipro/ cephalexin / macrodantin / Levaquin / Biaxin
• Antifungals: ANY – but especially diflucan / spectrazole /
• Injectable antibiotics for severe infections / wounds: ANY – especially Rocephin / Ancef
• Topical antibacterials: ANY – but especially bactroban & metronidazole
• Topical anesthetics – ANY – but especially lidocaine / lidocainew/ epi
• Antihelminths: ANY – but especially mebendazole
• Analgesics – ANY – but especially NSAIDS
• Prenatal vitamins – ANY
• Infant vitamin drops – ANY
• Nonsteroidals _ANY
• Antidiarrheal: ANY – but especially lomotil
• GI Meds: ANY – but especially Pepcid / zantac / Tagamet / axid Anti-allergy: ANY –  especially Nasacort / Nasonex / Flonase/ Clarinex
• Antihypertensives: ANY –(we can pill-split many higher doses to make them last longer further unless they are time-released)
• Inhaled corticosteroids& bronchodilators: ANY
• DM meds: ANY – but especially metformin/ glyburide / glipizide/ glimepiride, Insulins (NPH, Lantus)
• Ophthalmology – antibacterials: ANY – but especially tobramycin / gentamycin / ciprofloxin ophthalmic / sulfacetemide soln.
• IV Fluids (Normal Saline, D51/2NS, LR, D5LR )
* Suppositories do not transport well in tropical climates
*Medication is syrup, chewable, or dissolving tablet format is especially desirable because nearly 70% of the patients seen are typically children.
*We will not accept expired medications – bringing them into the country will cause problems for our mission at
customs OTC medications

• Multivitamins (children/adults/prenatal)*
• Antifungal skin creams: ANY – but especially lotrisone,
clotrimazole/ tinactin / Lamisil
• Anti-itch: ANY – but especially Calamine lotion/caladryl /
Benadryl lotion or spray / hydrocortisone creams
• Antibiotic ointments: ANY – but especially Neosporin / triple
antibiotic
• Acetaminophen (tablets / strips / chewable / liquid), any other
*“Gummy” type
vitamins do not
transport well in
tropical climates
“Store Brands”
& generics
brands provide
more
medication for fever & pain-reducing medication

• Nonsteroidals: ANY – but especially Motrin/Aleve/Advil)
• Antidiarrheal: ANY – but especially Imodium (tablets / liquid)
• GI upset: ANY – but especially Mylanta / Maalox / TUMS /
Pepcid / Prilosec OTC / Tagamet / Zantac / Carafate
• Anti-allergy: ANY – but especially Allegra / Allegra-D / Zyrtec /Claritin
• Any dry-eye relief drops
• Cough medications – ANY – adult & child (liquid / strips /chewable)
• Oral rehydration salts
• Vaginal anti-infectives – ANY – but especially clotrimazole cream or Monistat-type kits with applicators less expense
* Saline contact lens/eye solutions are also ideal for wound care!

OB/GYN

• Examination Table-paper roll
• Examination gowns
• Divider (Privacy)
• Speculum
• Gloves (Large, Medium, Small)
• Lubricant (K-Y Jelly)
• Wipes (Antibacterial)
• Urine cups
• Drapes
• Condoms
• Tampons
• Maxi pads/ tampons
• Underwear
• Pregnancy test
• Goose Lamp (Vaginal light)
Misc. • Stethoscope (Peds)
• Tongue depressors
• Diapers (cloth & plastic) & wipes
• Baby Formula & Baby foods/Baby Cereals (highly needed)
• Baby Clothes & Wipes
• Baby Drapes & Gowns/sheets

ADDITIONAL SUPPLIES NEEDED

• Zip Lock Bags
• Markers perm
• Tape (clear box & duct)
• Liquid detergent
• Feminine supplies
• Personal hygiene items (toothpaste,
deodorant, shampoo etc.)
• Plastic garbage bags, ties (for
personal sanitation uses)
• Plastic bucket with tight lid
• Mosquito repellent
• Mosquito nets
• Household chlorine bleach, disinfectant
• Plenty of absorbent towels
• Aspirin or non-aspirin pain reliever, Benadryl, peroxide
• Anti-diarrhea medication, Antacid (for stomach upset)
• Syrup of Ipecac (use to induce vomiting if advised by the Poison Control Center)
• Laxative

BABY NEEDS

• Special foods (enough for several days)
• Formula (enough for several days)
• Extra diapers
• Medicines (get a copy of prescription)
• Blankets
• Diaper Rash Ointment
• Baby Wipes
• Powder
• Bottles
• Pacifier
• Favorite toy/blanket
• Medicine dropper
• Diaper-rash ointment
• Sanitation
• Toilet paper, toiletries, soap, baby wipes, liquid hand sanitizer

Drop off Points for Donations

Azure College – Boca 2900 N. Military Trail #227, Boca Raton FL 33431
Azure College- Sebring 2940 US Hwy 27 S, Sebring FL 33870
Met Life Institute Orlando 3465 W Vine St., Kissimmee, FL 34741
Shalom Community Church N. Miami 900 NE 132nd Street, North Miami, FL 33161
Miami Dade College N. Campus 11380 NW 27th Ave., Miami, FL 33167
North East 2nd Ave Partnership 5925 NE 2nd Ave, Miami FL 33161
Sant La- Haitian Neighborhood Center- 5000 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fl 33137
Vitas 5420 NW 33rd Ave., # 100, Ft. Laud., FL 33309
Toussaint L’Overture High School 301 SW 14th Ave. #5, Delray Beach FL 33444

Additional Drop Off points are needed in following area

Lauderhill
Pembroke Pines
Key west
Ft. Lauderdale
Plantation
Homestead
Orlando

Important reminder

While we are truly thankful for all donations and the spirit of giving and caring behind
them. Any donation, large, small, or monetary will directly benefit the children and adults
at the medical mission. Slightly-worn packages are OK as long as the medications inside
are not damaged again, we will re-package for individual dispensing. All donations are tax
deductible as under section 501(c) 3 of the IRS code. A letter confirming donations will be
sent to all contributors providing contact information from the organization whom your
provided checks.