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Helping those in need following Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma left many throughout South Florida in need of essential supplies. In light of the situation, Jackson and UHealth have partnered with the United Way of Miami-Dade and Ryder System, to collect the non-perishable foods and basic household supplies that can make a difference for families struggling to bounce back. Donations will be collected through Thursday, September 21, from 8 a.m. through 8 p.m at the following locations:

  • UM/Jackson Memorial Medical Center
    • Jackson Memorial Hospital
      Diagnostic & Treatment Center lobby, 1080 NW 19th Street
      West Wing lobby, 1611 NW 12th Avenue
    • Batchelor Children’s Research Institute, 1850 NW 10th Avenue
    • Soffer Clinical Research Center, 1120 NW 14th Street
    • Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1475 NW 12th Avenue
  • Jackson North Community Hospital, 160 NW 170th Street, North Miami Beach
  • Jackson South Community Hospital cafeteria, 9333 SW 152nd Street
  • Lennar Foundation Medical Center, 5555 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables
  • UHealth at Kendall, 8932 SW 97th Avenue

The most urgent needs include:

  • Non-perishable food (cereal, crackers, oatmeal, pasta, rice, beans, pasta sauce, instant mashed potatoes, canned chicken and tuna, soups, peanut butter, jelly, applesauce, dried fruit, canned fruit)
  • Baby products (diapers, wipes, formula, food)
  • Toiletries (soap, shampoo, toilet paper, toothbrushes, toothpaste, hand sanitizer, Band-Aids)
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Household supplies (paper towels, paper plates, napkins, disposable utensils, bed sheets, pillows, towels, disinfectant, cleaning supplies, dish soap, bleach, buckets, mops)
  • New, packaged undergarments for men, women, and children (all sizes)